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Anton Spelec, Sharp-Shooter (1932)

Anton Spelec, ostrostrelec (original title)
True, Anton Spelec (Vlasta Burian) is by trade a producer of musical instruments, but in his heart and soul he is a sharp-shooter. In a little provincial town arrangements are being made ... See full summary »

Director:

Martin Fric

Writers:

Emil Artur Longen (play), Josef Neuberg (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vlasta Burian ... Anton Spelec
Ruzena Slemrová ... Tereza
Jaroslav Marvan ... Kacaba
Theodor Pistek ... Alois
Jindrich Plachta ... Kukacka
Jirí Dréman Jirí Dréman ... Chief of Sharpshooters
Ella Nollová Ella Nollová ... Aunt Josefína
Karel Postranecký Karel Postranecký ... Rudolf's Friend
Frantisek Kreuzmann ... Vagabond
Alexander Trebovský Alexander Trebovský ... Presiding Judge
Cenek Slégl ... Advocate
Karel Schleichert Karel Schleichert ... Member of Senate
Viktor Nejedlý Viktor Nejedlý ... Court Clerk
Emanuel Hríbal Emanuel Hríbal ... Court Attendant
Ferdinand Jarkovský Ferdinand Jarkovský ... Cellist
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Storyline

True, Anton Spelec (Vlasta Burian) is by trade a producer of musical instruments, but in his heart and soul he is a sharp-shooter. In a little provincial town arrangements are being made for a large parade during which the worthy sharp-shooters will be decorated with medals. Anton believes that this time the council will come to him but he is disappointed, for they are one medal short and he must wait for another year. Then in the pub he drinks so much that he insults the emperor for which he is sentenced to jail. It is necessary, however, to fulfill the order, so Anton decides to send his employee Josef Kukacka (Jindrich Plachta) in his stead while he works secretly at home alone. But even Kukacka doesn't want to go to jail and he sends there in his place a vagabond who would like to wait out the winter in a jail cell. As luck would have it, the vagabond dies while serving the sentence. So it comes about that Anton is officially dead and in the town a solemn funeral is planned. Written by NFA.cz

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

16 December 1932 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Anton Špelec, ostrostřelec See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic

Company Credits

Production Co:

Meissner Film Prague See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono
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