Ornamental Clock In Prague 1966

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    Prague, Czechoslovakia


    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.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:45:01:00 / 01:47:59:00
    UN 4186 A
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    UN 4186 A
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  • 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

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