The Temptation of Mr Prokouk

Czechoslovakia, 1947

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Czechoslovak State Films

producer

Jaroslav Novotny

director
Duration

00:07:27:00

Production places
Czechoslovakia
Production dates
1947

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010710

Language

No spoken word

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Puppet films

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Czechoslovakia

Animation → Puppet animation

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Alcoholism - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Czech Republic

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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