• Short Summary

    Ornamental clock in Prague and its creator

  • 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.)

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  • Data

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    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.

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