WorldCat Identities

Krátký film

Works: 413 works in 624 publications in 6 languages and 8,850 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Short films  Fairy tales  Folklore  Interviews 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PZ7.S47, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Krátký film
Harold and the purple crayon and more great stories to spark the imagination by Crockett Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Next Harold wants a picture for his room, soon he's bigger than a mountain. Then with his crayon, Harold takes a trip through the enchanted garden where he meets a King, a giant witch, and a fairy with one magic wish
Where the wild things are --and other Maurice Sendak stories by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Strega Nona --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strega Nona's assistant, Big Anthony, is determined to prove his knowledge of the magic secrets contained in Strega Nona's magical pasta pot. In so doing, he unleashes a torrent of pasta which threatens to engulf their little Italian town
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story
Make way for ducklings --and more Robert McCloskey stories by Robert McCloskey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mallards look for the perfect spot to raise their young, and find it in the most unlikely place. Their friend Michael, a policeman, helps them to "Make Way for Ducklings" as they march their eight little ones home. A little girl and her mother go out to get "Blueberries for Sal." But Sal and a little bear get mixed up with each other's mothers. Two sisters spending a summer in Maine experience a wonderful variety of natural sights and sounds, in a "Time Of Wonder." Retired fisherman "Burt Dow Deep Water Man" sets out in his leaky boat, the Tidely-Idley, with his pet the Giggling Gull. A storm blows up and they shelter from the storm in the belly of a whale he has recently befriended. "Lentil" saves the day with his harmonica playing when calamity threatens the homecoming celebration for the leading citizen of Alto, Ohio
Red Riding Hood --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Emily's first 100 days of school --and more great school time stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily's first 100 days of school: As the days and weeks of school go by, Emily and her classmates learn a lot: about reading, writing, counting, and other new ideas. Reading to your bunny: Young Freddy Bunny is having trouble learning in school. He would rather play video games and watch TV anyway, until he learns how to read. If you made a million: Have you ever wanted to make a million dollars? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is an expert guide about the various forms of money
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The emperor's new clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. In "The ugly duckling," a duckling is teased because of his awkward appearance until he grows into a beautiful swan. In "The swineherd," a spoiled princess scorns the love of an honorable prince until he comes up with a clever way to steal some kisses from her
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman --and 4 more spine-tingling tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teeny-Tiny" is the youngest and smallest of three boys who live in a small village. But he may be the smartest, as he outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can have him and his brothers for dinner. "Space Case" came from outer space, and luckily arrived on Halloween. Most of the natives were unfriendly, but it finds some nice ones out trick-or-treating. Buddy McGee takes it home, to school, and hopes it will stay forever. "The Boy with Two Shadows" is about a little boy who takes the very best care of his shadow. Unfortunately, a witch takes notice of his painstaking care, and, offering him a spell as payment, asks him to mind her shadow while she goes on a vacation. "The Witch in the Cherry Tree" finds David's mother baking cakes one damp, dull day. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes
Favorite fairy tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Chicken Little," the arrival of a hungry fox prompts a panic in Chicken Little and her bird-brained friends, who think the sky is falling. In "The Emperor's New Clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. "The Three Billy Goats Gruff " must elude a wicked troll, who tries in vain to gobble them up as a toll for crossing his bridge
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears by Verna Aardema( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the book of the same title by Verna Aardema, with pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon, which retells a West African tale explaining why the mosquito, responsible for the death of Mother Owl's baby, buzzes in people's ears looking for forgiveness
Stories from the farm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie's walk: Rosie the hen takes a walk through the barnyard, unaware that a single-minded fox is stalking her. The pigs' wedding: Nothing can spoil the guests' good time at the wedding of Porker and Curlytail--not even the rain. Petunia: After discovering a book in the meadow, Petunia the believes she has become wise, and proceeds to dispense advice to all and sundry. She learns that carrying a book under her wing doesn't necessarily make her knowledgeable. The little red hen: In this classic story, an industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about pitching in and helping out
The puppet films of Jiri Trnka The emperor's nightingale( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in Czech and English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the bass cello is based on Chekhov's story about a bass player whose clothes are stolen while he's bathing in a river. The song of the prairie is a parody of the wild American West where the pistol rules, timidity has no place, and love blossoms. The merry circus, created by using paper cut-outs and stop-action photography, shows an afternoon at a circus. A drop too much is the tragic tale of a motorcyclist who, happily on his way to meet his fiancee, stops at a tavern with disastrous results. The hand tells the story of a happy artist who devotes his time to making a pot for his favorite flower until he is ordered by a giant hand to create a statue instead. Jiri Trnka, puppet animation master is a brief documentary that includes clips of the artist working on his puppets and excerpts from some of his films. The emperor's nightingale is based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen in which the emperor loves the song of the nightingale so much that he buys an artificical bird which breaks the real nightingale's heart
European short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
The trials of Franz Kafka( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of the trials of childhood, youth, and tragic adulthood which Kafka described in his novels and stories, photographed in Kafka's native Prague
Where the wild things are and other Maurice Sendak stories( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film in which a naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king
Lady Macbeth von Mzensk by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Katerina Ismailova, who is trapped in a loveless marriage. The action takes place in Mtsensk immediately before the Russian Revolution of 1917. In the tradition of "Anna Karenina" and "Madame Bovary," Katerina's fatalistic pursuit of passion has disastrous results
In the night kitchen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the animated story about a little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter
The Emperor's new clothes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated version of the classic tale of a vain emperor with a vast wardrobe who finds the true meaning of the saying "clothes do not make the man."
Moon man by Tomi Ungerer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: An animated film based on the children's book written and illustrated by Tomi Ungerer. It tells of the man in the moon who, seeing people on earth dancing, longs to join in the fun. Grabbing a shooting star he rockets down, but upon arrival is regarded as an invader and put in jail. With the waning of the moon he decreases in size and manages to escape, but after a brief fling at a garden party the authorities are on his trail again. Finally he arrives at an ancient castle where a long-forgotten scientist, who has built a rocket, helps him to return to space
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Alternative Names
K.F.a.s. Prag

KF Praha

Krátký Film.

Krátký film (firma) Ostravská pobočka

Krátký film (firma) Ostravské studio

Krátký film (firma) Pobočka Ostrava

Krátký film (firma) Pobočka v Ostravě

Krátký film - pobočka Ostrava

Krátký Film Prague

Krátký film Praha

Krátký film Praha a.s.

Krátký Film Studio

Krátký film - studio Ostrava

Ostravská pobočka Krátkého filmu

Short Film Studio

Studio KF v Ostravě