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Otakar Vávra (1911–2011)


Otakar Vávra was born on February 28, 1911 in Hradec Kralove, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Czech Republic]. He was a writer and director, known for Witchhammer (1970), Romance for Bugle (1967) and Days of Betrayal (1973). He died on September 15, 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

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Known For

Witchhammer Writer
(1970)
(1967)
(1973)
Golden Queen Writer
(1965)

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 2017 Krakatit (TV Movie) (opera "Krakatit")
 2003 Moje Praha (Documentary short) (writer)
 1986 Veronika (screenplay)
 1984 Komediant (screenplay)
 1983 The Wanderings of Jan Amos (screenplay)
 1980 Dark Sun
 1977 The Liberation of Prague (writer)
 1975 Sokolovo (screenplay)
 1973 Days of Betrayal (screenplay)
 1970 Witchhammer (screenplay)
 1969 Trináctá komnata (screenplay)
 1965 Golden Queen
 1963 Horoucí srdce (writer)
 1961 Krakatit (TV Movie) (opera "Krakatit")
 1961 Night Guest (screenplay)
 1961 August Sunday (screenplay) / (technical screenplay)
 1961 Policejní hodina (screenplay)
 1960 První parta (screenplay)
 1959 Obcan Brych (screenplay)
 1957 Against All (screenplay)
 1956 Jan Zizka (story)
 1955 Jan Hus (screenplay)
 1954 Giant Shoe-Factory (screenplay)
 1953 Nástup (screenplay)
 1949 Revolucni rok 1848 (screenplay)
 1949 Hostinec U kamenného stolu (screenplay)
 1949 Nemá barikáda (screenplay)
 1948 Krakatit (screenplay)
 1947 Predtucha (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1946 Nezbedný bakalár (screenplay)
 1945 Rozina, the Love Child (screenplay)
 1943 Happy Journey (writer)
 1942 I'll Be Right Over (screenplay)
 1942 Enchanted
 1941 Turbina (screenplay - uncredited)
 1940 Dívka v modrém (screenplay - as Ot. Vávra)
 1939 The Magic House (screenplay)
 1939 Humoreska (screenplay)
 1938 Filosofská historie (screenplay)
 1938 The Merry Wives (writer)
 1938 Její pastorkyne (screenplay)
 1937 Hlidac c.47
 1937 Virginity
 1936 Minx (screenplay)
 1936 Paradise Road (screenplay)
 1936 Das Gäßchen zum Paradies (screenplay)
 1936 Three Men in the Snow (screenplay)
 1935 Jedenácté prikázání (screenplay)
 1935 Listopad (Short) (writer)
 1935 Marysa (screenplay)
 1933 Svítání (writer)
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