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Jan Amos Comenius (1592-1670) : "father of modern education"

Author: Ken CurtisOtakar VávraLadislav ChudíkMiloš V KratochvílJaromír ŠofrAll authors
Publisher: Worcester, Pa : Vision Video, 1987.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Driven from his homeland because of his faith, this 17th century Christian hero is a testimony of the persistence of Christian courage. Comenius, commonly hailed as the 'Father of Modern Education', was stripped of everything but hope, and a vision for the kingdom of God. This major dramatic feature was filmed in Comenius' native land, Czechoslovakia. A Columbus Film Festival award winner"--Container insert.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Johann Amos Comenius; Johann Amos Comenius
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Curtis; Otakar Vávra; Ladislav Chudík; Miloš V Kratochvíl; Jaromír Šofr; Heinz Fussle; Otmar Mácha; Gateway Films.; Airone Cinematografica.; E.O. Television.; Vision Video (Firm); Filmové studio Barrandov.
OCLC Number: 225534553
Notes: Subtitle from container and disc label.
"A little-known true story about what it really means to serve God"--Container.
"A Gateway Films Vision Video release"--Opening frames.
"Produced at Barrandov Studio, Prague"--Closing frames.
"Copyright 1983, Airone Cinematografica/VIATA"--DVD label.
Credits: English language adaptation written and produced by Ken Curtis ; a film by Otakar Vávra ; screenplay by Milos V. Kratochivil and Otakar Vávra ; directed by Otakar Vávra ; director of photography, Jaromir Sofr ; edited by Heinz Fussle ; music, Otamar Mácha.
Cast: Ladislav Chudkik as Jan Amos Comenius.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (73 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a Gateway Films presentation in cooperation with Airone Cinematografica, Rome, and E.O. Television, Holland.

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"Driven from his homeland because of his faith, this 17th century Christian hero is a testimony of the persistence of Christian courage. Comenius, commonly hailed as the 'Father of Modern Education', was stripped of everything but hope, and a vision for the kingdom of God. This major dramatic feature was filmed in Comenius' native land, Czechoslovakia. A Columbus Film Festival award winner"--Container insert.

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