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Vladimír Menšík

  • Oct 09, 1929 - May 29, 1988 (age 58)
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1989
Dobří holubi se vracejí
MovieMar 1, 1989

Dobří holubi se vracejí

Dobří holubi se vracejí is a …
Dobří holubi se vracejí is a Czech dark comedy from the Alcohol Treatment Centre. It was directed by Dušan Klein, released in 1987.
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1988
Vladimír Menšík
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Vladimír Menšík

Vladimír Menšík passed away.
1984
Jako kníže Rohan
MovieJan 8, 1984

Jako kníže Rohan

Jako kníže Rohan is a Czech drama film. It was released …
Jako kníže Rohan is a Czech drama film. It was released in 1983.
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1980
Love Between the Raindrops
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MovieMay 1, 1980

Love Between the Raindrops

Karel Bursík (Lukás …
Karel Bursík (Lukás Vaculík), as a child called Kajda, recalls his childhood spent in Prague - Zizkov. His father (Vladimír Mensík), a shoe-maker, moved there his wife and three children hoping they would escape a country poverty. He soon threw his daughter Vera (Zlata Adamovská) out of home; he did not like her relationship with a married man. The competition of Bata factory was unsurpassable for a minor craftsman Bursík and his neighbours owed him for minor services. The desperate Bursík sent Kajda to sell his mother's dresses to get money for food. In a second-hand shop, Kajda met his first love.
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1979
The Prince and the Evening Star
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MovieOct 1, 1979

The Prince and the Evening Star

The old King (Vladimír …
The old King (Vladimír Mensík) is not satisfied with his four children. It is high time for the Princesses to get married and for the Prince to assume the reign. Once the King sets out to the fowling and he entrusts the kingdom to the Prince Velen (Juraj Durdiak). His sisters want him to provide them with the bridegrooms. A beautiful girl Evening Star (Libuse Safránková) appears to Velen and he falls in love with her at once. Evening Star also likes Velen and therefore, for a kiss, she helps him to get married his sisters to her brothers Moonbeam, Sunbeam and Wind. After the King returns home he does not find the daughters because the bridegrooms took them right away. The angry King assigns the Prince to bring them home.
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Bájecní muzi s klikou
MovieApr 1, 1979

Bájecní muzi s klikou

Returning home to …
Returning home to Prague, the magician Pasparte (Rudolf Hrusínský), an owner of a circus caravan, meets his dying colleague who entrusts his beautiful daughter Aloisie (Hana Buresová) to his care. In Prague they all take up their lodgings at the house At Blue Fish in which they intend to arrange the programs. The firm is owned by widow Evzenie (Blazena Holisová) with whom Pasparte shares flat and bed. Evzenie is jealous of Aloisie therefore Pasparte sends Aloisie as a housewife to the single man Jakub Kolenatý (Jirí Menzel) who earns his living by photographing and wants to record the revived pictures of Prague. Pasparte wants to found in Prague the first permanent Czech movie theatre in which there would be projected also the original Czech films.
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1978
Jen ho nechte, at se bojí
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MovieJul 1, 1978

Jen ho nechte, at se bojí

The song "Ribwort and …
The song "Ribwort and Rosemary" by Ales Brabec (Ludek Sobota), a shy supply teacher of musical school, wins the music festival in Krumlov. The song interpreter Marcela (Helena Vondrácková) from a Prague Theatre in Underground realizes that such songs would be exactly what their theatre needs. Ales firstly hesitates, but finding out that his fiancée has just left him, he decides to grasp the chance and leave to Prague with Marcela. The theatre needs several songs to be ready for a new play, so Ales has all the possible conditions and comfort to compose, he falls in love with Marcela instead, staring vacantly and doing nothing. The theatre manager's wife, a student of psychology, is convinced that what Ales needs to compose good songs is not peace and silence, but fear. So, the manager decides to turn Ales's life into horror.
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Jak se budí princezny
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MovieMar 1, 1978

Jak se budí princezny

The king Dalimil and the …
The king Dalimil and the queen Eliska waited to see a longed-for offspring - a daughter Ruzenka. But Eliska's envious and bad sister Melánie curses her. When Ruzenka becomes 17 years old she will prick her finger and she will fall asleep for ages together with the entire kingdom.
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1977
Což takhle dát si špenát
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MovieSep 1, 1977

Což takhle dát si špenát

Two swindlers get to …
Two swindlers get to prison for alcohol theft. After an exit from prison they are employed for theft of the device for regeneration of old cows. The owner of salon wants to use devices for rejuvenation. But something went not so.
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Parta hic
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MovieJul 1, 1977

Parta hic

Engineer Laciga is going away on a two-month work trip …
Engineer Laciga is going away on a two-month work trip to Poland. His fiancée Alice is moving to Ostrava, where she has taken a job as a works doctor at a mine just to be with him. The news that the wedding will be delayed infuriates her, especially when Laciga leaves two minutes after her arrival. The energetic young woman moves into the hostel for single people and in revenge she deliberately blocks the bathroom for dozens of her fellow residents, all men. The chairman of the Factory Committee of the Revolutionary Trade Union Janecek and the mine director Kodet want to steer the otherwise very able doctor away from revenge and set her an important task. Alice is to test out the effects of regular drinking of milk as a calcium barrier against silicosis on a sample of miners.
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Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea
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MovieJan 8, 1977

Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald My…

Former Nazi Klaus Abard …
Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-aging pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing Karel Bures, dies on the morning of the trip and his earnest twin brother Jan impersonates him, without knowing about the plot. The plot goes wrong when they lose the bomb and land near Hitler's bunker in 1941, at a time that the Nazis sense victory. Bures, with two of the plotters, escape capture by the Nazis and make it back to the time machine. Bures programs the machine to return one day before they left, because he figures he can then save his brother and foil the plot.
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1976
Bourlivé víno
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MovieApr 1, 1976

Bourlivé víno

It is the summer of 1968 and also in South Moravian …
It is the summer of 1968 and also in South Moravian Pálavice appear political clashes. The so far peacefully farming Unified farmers'cooperative starts splitting. Some of the farmers have found the cooperative called Vidrupa and want to deal with wine in private trade. Michal Janák (Vladimír Mensík), chairman of the farmers' cooperative is a deliberate man and refuses the latent return to the capitalism. As an excellent farmer he continues preparing planting out new vineyards. His adversaries do not agree - the returns will come many years later. Jozka Hrdlicka (Jirí Vala), an émigré, notices on the Austrian TV the interview with the representatives of Vidrupa and decides to visit his native village. The new suit and the hired car transform the bankrupt and criminal to the successful businessman with wine.
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Pomerancový kluk
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MovieFeb 1, 1976

Pomerancový kluk

A quarrel between divorced waitress Mája (Karolína …
A quarrel between divorced waitress Mája (Karolína Slunécková) and her fifteen-year-old son Petr (Otakar Brousek) ends with the boy physically attacking his mother, and he is sent to an institution for juvenile delinquents. Over three years Petr successfully trains and qualifies as a carpenter, but consistently refuses to see his mother. Nonetheless, the experienced director Janes (Eduard Cupák) hopes that Petr will manage to make a new life for himself with his mother. Petr is now of age and returns to Prague.
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1975
Hodíme se k sobe, milácku...?
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MovieJul 4, 1975

Hodíme se k sobe, milácku...?

Marta (Jana Brejchová) …
Marta (Jana Brejchová) and Viktor (Vlastimil Brodský) celebrate the tenth anniversary of their wedding half-heartedly. They both think they don't suit together. While visiting Marta's friend Alena (Iva Janzurová), who just got married for the third time, they learn an interesting thing. It was a computer which selected a husband for Alena and she claims she is happy. The couple gets off after certain hesitation to a cybernetic institute, where the computer tells them that living together is a risk for them. At the same time the computer selects them ideal partners - Mrs Tuchlová, a doctor for Viktor, and Petr Karát, a music composer for Marta. By a coincidence Viktor and Marta meet wrong people.
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1973
Three Wishes for Cinderella
MovieNov 1, 1973

Three Wishes for Cinderella

Life changes dramatically …
Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.
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1972
The Girl on the Broomstick
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MovieSep 8, 1972

The Girl on the Broomstick

Saxana has the …
Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the magicians' lexicon and finds a formula which brings her into the world of the humans for 48 hours. There she meets the friendly Peter who takes her with him to school... and the adventures begin.
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Straw Hat
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MovieMar 24, 1972

Straw Hat

Fadinard is on the way to his wedding when his horse …
Fadinard is on the way to his wedding when his horse picks up and eats a straw hat. The owner of the hat is a married woman who, at the time, is in the embrace of a French officer, Lieutenant Tavernier. The officer follows Fadinard to his new home and demands that he finds a substitute hat so that his mistress can return home to her husband without arousing suspicion. Fearing that Tavernier will wreck his new apartment, Fadinard hastens away to his wedding, using every opportunity he can to find a replacement hat. When finally he does manage to find the elusive hat, things becomes even more complicated.
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1971
You Are a Widow, Sir
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MovieJan 15, 1971

You Are a Widow, Sir

After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides …
After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti and with brain of psychotic serial killer Fany Stubová. They also manage to kill king's astrologer Stuart Hample, who warns the king. Accidentally, Hample's brain is implanted into assassin's body, actress Keleti is killed and chaos begins.
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1970
On the Comet
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MovieOct 9, 1970

On the Comet

When a comet passes the earth very closely, it pulls a …
When a comet passes the earth very closely, it pulls a small part of North Africa with it. Carried along is a bunch of people. Among them Angelika, who just escaped from a ruthless weapon ...
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1969
Svetáci
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MovieOct 10, 1969

Svetáci

Skopec, Prouza, Petrtýl are three country plasterers …
Skopec, Prouza, Petrtýl are three country plasterers who are working on the renovation of houses in Prague. They are tempted by the Prague night life, but their first visit to the luxury Diplomat Grill doesn't go too well and in the end they have to escape. But they refuse to give up. They have superior suits made for themselves and pay for training in social graces from the former dance teacher Dvorský. When Dvorský decides that they are already sufficiently well educated, the men set off again for the Diplomat Grill. Here they meet three young girls. They have no suspicion that these are girls of rather easy virtue, who are looking for rich men in the Diplomat Grill with a view to fleecing them.
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Slasti Otce vlasti
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MovieJul 8, 1969

Slasti Otce vlasti

The young Prince Charles (Jaromír Hanzlík), the …
The young Prince Charles (Jaromír Hanzlík), the future King of his country Charles IV, is being educated at the French court in the company of his fiancée Blanche (Daniela Kolárová). One day he receives a summons from his father John of Luxembourg (Milos Kopecký) in Italy. He leaves for Italy accompanied by a deputation from Bohemia. On the way the prince's company fights a battle with armed Milanese against heavy odds. Thanks to Charles's perspicacity, the prince's almost naked soldiers win through. In Lucca in Italy Charles joins his father, and here he experiences an amorous adventure and escapes from the traps laid by the Italian rebels.
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All My Compatriots
MovieJul 4, 1969

All My Compatriots

Stories about seven friends in a small Moravian village …
Stories about seven friends in a small Moravian village following the socialization of Czechoslovakia in 1948, developing gradually into the story of Frantiek, the resister. The film offers some direct political criticism, particularly of the process of collectivizing agriculture. After the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, it was promptly banned.
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The Cremator
MovieMar 14, 1969

The Cremator

Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in …
Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly suffering. At a reception, he meets Reineke, with whom he fought for Austria in the first World War. Reineke convinces Kopfrkingl to emphasize his supposedly German heritage, including sending his timid son to the German school. Reineke then suggests that Kopfrkingl's half-Jewish wife is holding back his advancement in his job.
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1967
Zmluva s diablom
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MovieDec 29, 1967

Zmluva s diablom

Zmluva s diablom released.
Dum ztracených dusí
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MovieOct 20, 1967

Dum ztracených dusí

Escaped inmate of a mental home Franz Moose has …
Escaped inmate of a mental home Franz Moose has been found shot dead in the forest. In the course of their investigation, District Commander Havel (Jirí Adamíra) and Lieutenant Mares (Miroslav Zounar) slowly work their way through the complicated case. Havel learns from the employees' testimonies that Moose was facing trial for war crimes before he was finally sent to the hospital. There he shared his room with Kozdera, spent his time painting, and made several attempts to escape. Havel wants to interrogate Kozdera but the unfortunate patient gets killed before he can do so.
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Marketa Lazarová
MovieOct 6, 1967

Marketa Lazarová

A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in …
A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in medieval Czechoslovakia - as a young virgin promised to God is kidnapped and raped by a marauder who her religious father seeks to kill in return.
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1966
Volejte Martina
MovieSep 2, 1966

Volejte Martina

Volejte Martina released.
Who Wants to Kill Jessie?
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MovieJul 15, 1966

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

"What if someone had an …
"What if someone had an absurd dream and the visions ran out in the street?" a scientist asks Rose, a researcher who discovers a way to engender beneficial dreams (to produce contented, productive workers). There's a problem: after an injection of her elixir, dream elements become real. Rose learns this after dosing her husband Henry to stop his dreaming about Jessie, a curvaceous comic-book heroine who has anti-gravitational gloves he needs to study so he can solve a problem at the factory where he's chief engineer: Henry wakes up with Jessie asleep next to him pursued by a cowboy and a super hero. Jealousy consumes Rose. All this plus satire aimed at the Czechoslovak state.
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Robin Hood, the Noble Robber
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MovieApr 21, 1966

Robin Hood, the Noble Robber

Robin Hood, the Noble Robber released.
1965
Bílá paní
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MovieSep 24, 1965

Bílá paní

This castle has its own ghost - a mysterious White lady. …
This castle has its own ghost - a mysterious White lady. She emerges from the painting on the wall when someone speaks out magic formula. White lady is good ghost, she can make someone's wishes true. Even if it is a new duct. But a miracle is not the thing that Communist leaders want in the town.
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Loves of a Blonde
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MovieAug 26, 1965

Loves of a Blonde

A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains …
A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since the local boys have been conscripted. The army sends reservists, mostly married middle-aged men - and the local beauty Andula, spurns those bold enough to try to win her, for the jazz pianist, newly come from Prague to perform. He seduces her and impresses her, telling her "most women are round, like guitars but you are a guitar by Picasso". Staying the night with him causes a lecture on a young woman's honour at her hostel so she throws over her other suitors and makes her way to Prague to find the young man. His protective Mamma and weary Pappa are not pleased when she arrives on the doorstep with her suitcase.
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Strasná zena
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MovieJul 26, 1965

Strasná zena

Strasná zena released.
Ninety Degrees in the Shade
MovieJun 1, 1965

Ninety Degrees in the Shade

A respected grocery shop …
A respected grocery shop employee in Prague is covering up for her manager's misconduct with whom she is having an affair; however, things will get complicated when a thorough auditor pays a visit.
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Povídky o detech
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MovieFeb 28, 1965

Povídky o detech

The heroes of this film are the courageous schoolgirl …
The heroes of this film are the courageous schoolgirl Magda, the lying, messy Jarmila and the caring boy Ludvík. Each narrative seeks to express the child's view of the world.
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Martina Mensíková
ChildFebruary 1965

Martina Mensíková

Martina Mensíková was born on February 20, 1965 in …
Martina Mensíková was born on February 20, 1965 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for Nesmluvená setkání (1995), Príbeh '88 (1989) and Modrý drak (2012).
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1964
War of the Fools
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MovieDec 18, 1964

War of the Fools

Bláznova kronika (literally A Jester's Tale) is a 1964 …
Bláznova kronika (literally A Jester's Tale) is a 1964 Czech film directed by Karel Zeman. Described by Zeman as a "pseudo-historical" film, it is an anti-war black comedy set during the Thirty Years' War. The film combines live action with animation to suggest the artistic style of the engraver Matthäus Merian.
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Lemonade Joe
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MovieAug 28, 1964

Lemonade Joe

Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in …
Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in this musical parody of early Westerns, after shooting the pants off villain Old Pistol. Joe's endorsement of Kolaloka (Crazy Cola) ...
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Mezi námi zloději
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MovieFeb 21, 1964

Mezi námi zloději

Mezi námi zloději is a 1963 Czechoslovak film. The …
Mezi námi zloději is a 1963 Czechoslovak film. The film starred Josef Kemr.
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1963
The Cassandra Cat
MovieMay 1, 1963

The Cassandra Cat

Castellan Oliva (Jan Werich) watches the everyday life …
Castellan Oliva (Jan Werich) watches the everyday life of his small sweet town from the gallery of a tower. From that height, he can afford to keep a tolerant view of the weaknesses and frailties of his fellow-citizen. Robert (Vlastimil Brodský), a young teacher, is preparing to marry his colleague Julie (Jirina Bohdalová). Robert invites Oliva to sit as a model in a drawing lesson. The old man tells the children about his life as a sailor and about his first encounter with Diana, the love of his life, and her magical tom-cat. All of a sudden, jolly music sounds from the square, heralding the arrival of a strange circus. To the surprise of both children and adults, there is a magician sitting on the roof of a red car who is almost indiscernible from Oliva, and a beautiful girl named Diana (Emília Vásáryová) with a tom-cat wearing sunglasses on her lap. At the close of that evening's performance by the magician, Diana takes the sunglasses off her tom-cat and people begin to change colour in front of his green eyes. The unfaithful turn yellow, the liars violet, the thieves and highwaymen grey and those who are in love turn red.
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Olga Strnadová
Marriage1963

Olga Strnadová

Married Olga Strnadová.
1962
Jan Menšík
Child1962

Jan Menšík

Jan Menšík born.
1961
Pochodne
MovieMar 10, 1961

Pochodne

Pochodne released.
1960
Zlé pondělí
MovieOct 14, 1960

Zlé pondělí

Zlé pondělí is a 1960 Czechoslovak film. The …
Zlé pondělí is a 1960 Czechoslovak film. The film starred Josef Kemr.
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Dařbuján a Pandrhola
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MovieJun 10, 1960

Dařbuján a Pandrhola

Cuba Drobbyan (Jiri Sovak) is a poor cavalier who has a …
Cuba Drobbyan (Jiri Sovak) is a poor cavalier who has a good wife (Bela Jurdova) and eleven children. When it comes to the twelfth, Cuba decides to go into the world and get a good ...
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1959
Smugglers of Death
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MovieDec 25, 1959

Smugglers of Death

Smugglers of Death (Czech: Král Šumavy literally King of …
Smugglers of Death (Czech: Král Šumavy literally King of Sumava) is a 1959 Czechoslovak adventure, crime film directed by Karel Kachyňa. The film is about members of SNB who guard Czechoslovak border in 1948. The film was viewed by more than 4 million people after its release in 1959.
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105 % alibi
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MovieNov 20, 1959

105 % alibi

On an early Sunday evening, people of the small town …
On an early Sunday evening, people of the small town are reading lottery results that are hung on a board. Young man Karel Antos is annoyed that his lottery-ticket missed the main prize, a car, by only one number. Karel is going to the pub to drink away his bad luck with his friend Jirka Broz. The old accountant auditor Zelinka drops a wallet. Karel picks it up and before he gives it back he notices the winning lottery-ticket in it. Both young men accompany the old drunk man. Karel steals the ticket and exchanges it with his own. Next day, Zelinka is found dead. Investigators, Captain Tuma and the Lieutenant Líbal, soon discover that this is a murder case covered up as an accident.
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1957
Vladimíra Menšíková
Child1957

Vladimíra Menšíková

Vladimíra Menšíková born.
1955
Peter Menšík
Child1955

Peter Menšík

Peter Menšík born.
1929
Vladimír Menšík
BirthOctober 1929

Vladimír Menšík

Vladimír Menšík was born.
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