Alfréd Radok (Czech Republic)

The founder of Laterna magika, and one of the most prominent Czech and European theatre-makers, staged dramas, operas and operettas, and also devoted to film. He worked at the Fifth of May Theatre (1945–48), the National Theatre (1954–59 and 1965–68) and the Municipal Theatres of Prague (1960–65). From 1956 to 1959, he served as artistic director of Laterna magika. In 1968, he and his family emigrated to Gothenburg, Sweden, where he created a number of productions at the Folkteater. He also directed performances in Munich, Belgium, Berlin, Vienna and Bergen. He died in Vienna, where he had come to stage Václav Havel’s one-act plays.

Filmography

  • Šach mat
    1963
  • Laterna magika II
    1960
  • Ďábel v Bostonu
    1957
  • Dědeček automobil
    1956
  • V pasti
    1956
  • Divotvorný klobouk
    1952
  • Daleká cesta
    1949
  • Parohy
    1947

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