Ornamental Clock In Prague 1966

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Prague, Czechoslovakia

    ORNAMENTAL CLOCK IN PRAGUE

    Commentary in Czech. V.S. Of large decorated clock with moving statues when it strikes. Also large statues surrounding it. V.S. Man who makes these statues in his studio explaining S.O.F. about these models he creates. Beautifully carved articulated models of figures which appear to be religious characters, saints and minstrels.

    (Comb. F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    90036
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3219.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:01:00 / 01:47:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 4186 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 4186 A
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Newsreels
    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Beauty2
  • Stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • The clock featured in this clip is the Prague Astronomical Clock, (aka Prague orloj).

    "Man who makes these statues in his studio" - the original statues were damaged at the end of WWII. The man seen here is Vojt?ch Sucharda, who restored them.

    jamied 16th May 2014

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
churchill
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare

Related Videos

Hide
Christmas Trees In Prague

Christmas Trees In Prague

Massive Christmas trees cut down in forest and taken to decorate city streets.

World Championship Ice Hockey At Prague

World Championship Ice Hockey At Prague

Canada win 3-1 in an ice hockey match against Britain.

Women Give Perfect P.T. Display

Women Give Perfect P.T. Display

Great women only P.T. display in Prague.

News Flashes - Prague

News Flashes - Prague

National model aeroplane championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Gymnastics By Thousands

Gymnastics By Thousands

Thousands of gymnasts put on display in Prague Stadium. Czechoslovakia.

Czechs Revive Sokol

Czechs Revive Sokol

Over 15000 girls take part in mass gymnastic routine with hoops at Prague stadium.

Moravian Confectioners Exhibition

Moravian Confectioners Exhibition

Sweet makers in Prague show off their skills - lots of sugar and gingerbread.

Czech By Numbers

Czech By Numbers

Czech youth clamour for ex-President Benes after massed PT display.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen