Did You Know?
[on Ester Krumbachová
] Ester Krumbachová was a muse, a shadowy eminence of films from the 1960s. She was multi-talented: she wrote, made costumes and designs, and she influenced not only me but also Vera Chytilová
. In addition, Otakar Vávra
and Karel Kachyna
made their best films in co-operation with her. She was a person who very much influenced Czech film in a positive way.
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 701-704. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.