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Pech

Antonín Pech

Czech Republic

Biography

Antonín Pech (October 1874 to February 1928) was a Czech film director, cinematographer and producer. He was one of the pioneers of Czech cinema.

Pech worked as a photographer in Cesky Budejovice when he was young. In 1907 he moved to Prague and opened the Grand Biograph Theater de Paris.


Filmography:

Svatojánské proudy/St. John's Rapids (3', Czech Republic, 1912)

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St. John's Rapids

Svatojánské proudy (Orig.) / 1912 / Czech Republic / 3 min

The film, shot from a boat floating in St. Johann’s Rapids on the Vltava River, became the first Czech film awarded abroad (Grand Gold Medal at the 1st International Film Exhibition in Vienna in 1912)...

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