The Temptation of Mr Prokouk

Czechoslovakia, 1947

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A puppet figure of Prokouk is shown building his house. The demon of alcohol comes to tempt him and for a time he yields but he realises that excessive drinking does not agree with his plans for setting up a house of his own. He resists and throws bricks at the demon smashing it to pieces.

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Jaroslav Novotny

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