Alois Jirásek

Alois Jirásek

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1851-08-23 · Deathday: 1930-03-12 (78 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Hronov, Bohemia, AustriaHungary [now Czech Republic]

16 Movies · 1 TV show

Biography

Alois Jirásek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈalojs ˈjɪraːsɛk]) (August 23, 1851, Hronov, Kingdom of Bohemia – March 12, 1930, Prague) was a Czech writer, author of historical novels and plays. Jirásek was a high school history teacher in Litomyšl and later in Prague until his retirement in 1909. He wrote a series of historical novels imbued with faith in his nation and in progress toward freedom and justice. He was close to many important Czech personalities like M.Aleš, J.V. Sládek, K.V. Rais or Z.J. Nejedlý. He attended an art club in Union Cafe with them. He worked as a redactor in Zvon magazine and was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1918, 1919, 1921 and 1930.

Movies & TV shows

1984.

1 Movie

1971.

1 TV show

1965.

1 Movie
Samota

Samota

1965

1961.

1 Movie

1957.

2 Movies
Lost Children

Lost Children

1957
Lost Children (Czech: Ztracenci) is a Czechoslovak war film directed by Miloš Makovec. It was entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival.
Against All

Against All

1957
After the battle of Sudoměř the Hussite teaching spreads through the whole country and people start leaving their homes to help build the fortification of Tábor. Prague citizens request help against t...

1955.

2 Movies
Dog's Heads

Dog's Heads

1955
Dog's Heads (Czech: Psohlavci) is a 1955 Czech drama film directed by Martin Frič, based on the novel of the same name by Alois Jirásek. It was entered into the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.
Jan Hus

Jan Hus

1955
Jan Hus is a Czechoslovak film. The first part of the "Hussite Revolutionary Trilogy" was completed with Jan ika and Proti vem.

1953.

2 Movies
Old Czech Legends

Old Czech Legends

1953
A monumental piece of art bringing the heroes of the ancient Czech myths back to life. The picture consists of seven parts: Cech the Forefather, Bivoj, Libuse, Premysl, Girls War, Horymir, Lucka War.

1951.

1 Movie
Temno

Temno

1951

1947.

1 Movie
Warriors of Faith

Warriors of Faith

1947
Czech history movie.

1938.

1 Movie

1937.

1 Movie
History of Philosophy

History of Philosophy

1937
A student rebellion precedes revolutionary events in Prague.

1936.

1 Movie

1931.

1 Movie

1925.

1 Movie
Lucerna

Lucerna

1925
Theodor Pistek and Anny Ondra starred in a Czechoslovakian comedy directed by Carl Lamac.
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