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Jirí Trnka (I) (1912–1969)


A graduate of Prague's School of Arts and Crafts, in 1936 he created a puppet theater, which was disbanded after the outbreak of WWII. During the war he designed stage sets and illustrated children's books. In 1945 he set up an animation unit with several collaborators at the Prague film studio; they called the unit "Trick Brothers." Trnka ... See full bio »

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Bajaja Director
(1950)
The Czech Year Director
(1947)
(1946)

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 2000 The Puppet Films of Jiri Trnka (Video) (segment director)
 1965 The Hand (Short)
 1962 Kybernetická babicka (Short)
 1961 Vásen (Short)
 1955 Cirkus Hurvinek (Short)
 1953 Dva mrazíci (Short)
 1951 The Golden Fish (Short)
 1951 The Merry Circus (Short)
 1950 Bajaja
 1949 Song of the Prairie (Short)
 1949 Story of the Bass Cello (Short)
 1949 The Devil's Mill (Short)
 1946 Dárek (Short)
 1946 The Chimney Sweep (Short)
 1946 Zvírátka a petrovstí (Short)
 1945 Zasadil dedek repu (Short)
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