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Jirí Brdecka (1917–1982)

Jirí Brdecka was born on December 24, 1917 in Hranice/Mährisch Weisskirchen, Moravia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981), Pozor! (1959) and Spatne namalovaná slepice (1963). He died on June 2, 1982 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. See full bio »

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 1978 Adele's Dinner (story and screenplay)
 1975 Co jsem princi nerekla (Short)
 1975 Pro nemoc zavreno (Short)
 1974 Horníkova ruze (Short)
 1974 Pisen o harmonice (Short)
 1973 Smolicek (Short)
 1973 Tvár (Short)
 1969 Metamorfeus (Short)
 1969 Prague Nights (screenplay - segments "Fabricius a Zuzana", "Otrávená travicka", "Poslední Golem") / (story)
 1969 Moc osudu (Short) (writer)
 1968 Historie blechatého psa (Short) (short story "Historie blechatého psa")
 1968 Pomsta (Short)
 1966 Blaho lásky (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Do lesícka na cekanou (Short)
 1966 Proc se usmívás, Mono Liso? (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 Dezertér (Short)
 1964 Lemonade Joe (novel and play) / (screenplay)
 1963 Spatne namalovaná slepice (Short) (screenplay)
 1963 The Frozen Logger (Short) (story - as George Berdecka)
 1963 When the Cat Comes (writer)
 1962 Rozum a cit (Short) (screenplay)
 1962 Clovek pod vodou (Short) (commentary) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Lidé za kamerou (Documentary)
 1961 Cerná sobota
 1960 Nase Karkulka (Short) (story)
 1960 Stastný lev (Short) (commentary)
 1960 Bomb Mania (Short) (writer)
 1959 Drahousek Klementina (Short)
 1959 Pozor! (Short)
 1959 That Kind of Love (screenplay)
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (writer)
 1957 An Easy Life (screenplay)
 1957 Lost Children (screenplay)
 1956 Doggie and Three (screenplay)
 1955 There Was Once a King... (screenplay - as Jan Brdecka)
 1954 North Dock (screenplay)
 1954 A Drop Too Much (Short)
 1953 Old Czech Legends (screenplay)
 1952 The Great Adventure (screenplay)
 1952 The Emperor and the Golem (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Song of the Prairie (Short)
 1949 The Emperor's Nightingale (writer)
 1946 Dárek (Short) (screenplay)
 1946 The Chimney Sweep (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unrealized screenplay "Luisiana se probouzí" ("Louisiana Wakes Up") - co-written by K.F. Sedlácek. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Berdecka | Jan Brdecka | Jiøí Brdeèka

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Czech animator, novelist and playwright. A former illustrator and student in art history at Prague University, he became noted after World War II for his animated fairy-tales, as well as a series of stories, parodying the American West, entitled "Lemonade Joe". See more »

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