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Woman Below the Cross (1937)

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Václav Dvorák, the owner of a printing house, has two daughters - Venda and Sasa. The father is proud of the charming Venda and jealous of her suitors. Lawyer Hodan, a widower and father of... See full summary »

Writers:

Vladimír Slavínský (screenplay), Karel Melísek (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gustav Hilmar Gustav Hilmar ... majitel tiskárny Václav Dvorák,
Helena Busová ... Vácalava Dvoráková, zvaná, Venda
Vera Ferbasová ... Alexandra Dvoráková, zvaná Sasa
Amalie Faltysová Amalie Faltysová ... Teta Josefa
Eva Vrchlická Eva Vrchlická ... Maternová
Vilém Pfeiffer Vilém Pfeiffer ... typograf Hynek, syn Maternové
Jan W. Speerger Jan W. Speerger ... Hynkuv prítel Marek
Zdenek Hora Zdenek Hora ... JUDr. Petr Hodan
Herbert Lom ... Gustav, Hodanuv syn
Ella Nollová Ella Nollová ... Hospodyné Tekla
Bela Tringlerová Bela Tringlerová ... sekretárka Hermína Pakandiová
Raoul Schránil ... MUDr. Karel Berkovec
Jan Cerný Jan Cerný ... Hodanuv prítel
Vladimír Smíchovský Vladimír Smíchovský ... Uvadec
Frank Rose-Ruzicka Frank Rose-Ruzicka ... Sazec
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Storyline

Václav Dvorák, the owner of a printing house, has two daughters - Venda and Sasa. The father is proud of the charming Venda and jealous of her suitors. Lawyer Hodan, a widower and father of an adult son, courts Venda with particular persistence. Venda convinces him to marry her inconspicuous sister Sasa, who loves him. For Venda herself has fallen in love with Materna, the manly typesetter from her father's printing house. She does not know that he is a course and selfish man who woos her out of self-interest. Written by NFA.cz

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

24 September 1937 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Woman Below the Cross See more »

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Production Co:

Slavia Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Herbert Lom. See more »

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