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Vávra, Otakar

Overview
Works: 73 works in 142 publications in 5 languages and 354 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Biographical films  Interviews  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Other, fmd, Librettist, Scenarist
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Most widely held works about Otakar Vávra
 
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Kladivo na čarodějnice = witches' hammer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true story of the last of the notorious witch hunts in Czechoslovakia in the 1600's. A ruthless inquisitor spins the superstitions of local peasants into religious heresy, finding cause to accuse dozens of innocent men and women of witchcraft. The inquisitor targets nobles and merchants, whose goods and properties are then confiscated. After suffering an array of medieval tortures, most confess and are then burned alive as witches
Jan Amos Comenius : father of modern education( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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
Třikrát před kamerou by Miloš V Kratochvíl( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in Czech and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Hus. Film-libretto by Miloš V Kratochvíl( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Hus Film-Libretto ; unter Verwendung von Motiven nach Alois Jirásek by Miloš V Kratochvíl( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Huss : a screen play by Miloš V Kratochvíl( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Hus( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Czech and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 15th century, Jan Hus preaches against the sale of forgiveness by the Pope. Jan Hus and his followers in Prague are persecuted by the religious authorities. First part of a trilogy that includes the films Jan Žižka and Proti všem
Krakatit( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in Czech and German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krakatit: An atomic scientist discovers a powerful explosive which accidently goes off. As he lays in the hospital, he drifts in and out of consciousness and worries that the weapon may fall into the wrong hands
Romance pro křídlovku( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Žižka( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Czech and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 15th century, the king of Bohemia returns his country to the Catholic Church, but the people of Prague, followers of the martyred Jan Hus, rebel. Jan Žižka, formerly head of the royal guards, puts himself at the head of the people's movement, as the country plunges into civil war. The second part of a trilogy that includes the films Jan Hus and Proti všem
Hexenjagd by Arthur Miller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fesselnde Neuverfilmung von Arthur Millers zeitlosem Theaterstück über kollektive Schuld und persönliche Integrität
Jan Hus : Film-Libretto ; unter Verw. v. Motiven nach Alois Jirásek by Miloš V Kratochvíl( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proti všem( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third part of a trilogy about the Hussite revolution during the 15th century in Bohemia that includes the films Jan Hus and Jan Žižka. The alderman's widowed daughter Zdena flees with other Hussites to the fortified town of Tábor. Military conflicts and a love triangle finally lead to a tragic death for Zdena
Paměti, aneb, Moje filmové 100letí by Otakar Vávra( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krakatit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy exploring the misuse of power and futility of war, based on the novel by Karel Capek
Jan Hus by Miloš V Kratochvíl( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zamyšlení režiséra by Otakar Vávra( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in Undetermined and Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval madness : the valley of the bees and Witches' hammer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witches' hammer: Tells the true story of the last of the notorious witch hunts in Czechoslovakia in the 1600's. A ruthless inquisitor spins the superstitions of local peasants into religious heresy, finding cause to accuse dozens of innocent men and women of witchcraft. The inquisitor targets nobles and merchants, whose goods and properties are then confiscated. After suffering an array of medieval tortures, most confess and are then burned alive as witches
Jan Hus : Film-Libretto : Unter Verwendung von Motiven nach Alois Jirásek : (Deutsch v. Anna Wirthova)( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teorie a praxe filmové režie : Určeno pro posl. fak. filmové a televizní. 2 by Otakar Vávra( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Otakar Vávra Czech film director, director, scriptwriter and university educator

Otakar Vávra regista, sceneggiatore e insegnante ceco

Otakar Vávra tschechischer Filmregisseur, Dramaturg und Pädagoge

Otakar Vávra Tsjechisch filmregisseur

Otokar Vavra

Vávra, Ot.

Vávra, Otakar 1911-2011

Vavra, Otokar

Οτάκαρ Βάβρα

Вавра О.

Отакар Вавра

Отакар Вавра чеський кінорежисер, сценарист, педагог

Օտակար Վավրա

اتاکار واورا فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان اهل جمهوری چک

وتاكار ۆاۆرا

オタカル・ヴァーヴラ

Languages
Czech (58)

German (18)

English (8)

Russian (2)

French (1)