SKU 6375

THE MERRY WIVES (1938) * with switchable English subtitles *

Zdenek Stepánek (story), Otakar Vávra Zdenek Stepánek ... Mikulas Dacicky of Heslov Frantisek Kreuzmann Frantisek Kreuzmann ... Master Felix of Hasenburg Adina Mandlová Adina Mandlová ... Rozina Antonie Nedosinská Antonie Nedosinská ... Vodnansky's Wife Ladislav Pesek Ladislav Pesek ... Ocko Theodor Pistek Theodor Pistek ... Squire Vodnansky Frantisek Smolík Frantisek Smolík ... Alderman Triska Jirina Sejbalová Jirina Sejbalová ... Sofia Triska Hana Vítová Hana Vítová ... Elisabeth Mladekova Václav Vydra Václav Vydra ... Wilhelm of Vresovice Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Julius Batha Julius Batha Ladislav Bohác Ladislav Bohác Jan Cerný Jan Cerný Karel Cerný Karel Cerný Emil Dlesk Emil Dlesk

It's the year 1590 and Kutna Hora is in its heyday as an important and wealthy town. The town is famous for its silver mines and coins are minted here. This, naturally, attracts profiteers and scammers in equal measure. Unfortunately, many of the scams are successful and result in austerity measures, at the miners' expense. When one of them, Jakub, objects in public, he is arrested and sentenced to death. Knight Mikulas Dacicky is an educated man and poet, but this is no way interferes with his neverending lust towards beautiful women. And in Kutna Hora, there are enough of them. The alchemist Wolfram scams councilors under the pretext of making silver. The citizen Nicolas urges his fellow city dwellers to expel the thieves and, likewise, immigrants.

DVD-R is in Czech with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 89 mins.  See film samples for sound and video quality!  


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