Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1895-06-13 · Deathday: 1960-08-05 (65 years old) · Place of Birth: Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. [now in Czech Republic]
Also Known As: Theodor Pistek · J. Pistek · T. Pistek · Th. Pistek · Teodor Pištěk
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Theodor Pištěk (13 June 1895 – 5 August 1960) was a Czech actor and film director. He appeared in 234 films between 1921 and 1959. He is the father of the costume designer Theodor Pištěk. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Movies & TV shows
Ita Rina, a Film Star Who Declined an Invitation to Hollywood
Born in 1907, Italina Lida "Ida" Kravanja known as Ita Rina, became famous in Europe and especially in France for her role in Erotikon (1929) by Gustav Machaty. At the height of her glory she got marr...
Revoluční rok 1848
Year of the Revolution 1848
Vlasta Burian jako černý pasažér rozvrátí disciplinovaný chod jednoho nádraží. Pan Ťopka působí dojmem gentlemana trochu chaplinovského typu. Živí se příležitostnou prací, za níž jezdí výhradně jako č...
Z českých mlýnů
Rich spinster Berta celebrates her sixtieth birthday. Her faithful admirer Dr. Jelinek proposes. But Berta can not forget Edward, the great love of her life, and refuses the offer…
A Charming Man
Burian the Liar
Fifty years old Baron von Fibberg lives at The Fibberg Castle with his wife Olga and daughter Charley. Besides the delight in hunting, Baron is very enthusiastic about truth. Although he can't withsta...
Artur a Leontýna
"Grandmother" is a highly romanticized autobiographical novel by a Czech 19th century writer, Bozena Nemcova. It's a classical, compulsory reading in Czech schools, about a wise, working-class woman, ...
May Fairy Tale
Ríša, a student of law, neglects his studies in favour of parties and pranks. His angry father refuses to continue helping him out of his debts. Ríša, however, is not entirely beyond hope. He decides ...
The title refers to the office of records in the basement of a large company... sort of the place where a troublesome employee may be dumped in a dead end job. If fact, the story is a simple romantic ...
A Step into the Darkness
A dashing but mysterious man saves a gambler from suicide, crashes the posh party of a prominent industrialist, falls in love with his daughter, and finds himself in a web of intrigue revolving around...
Holka nebo kluk?
Děti na zakázku
The Merry Wives
A morally questionable lord comes to the aid of a working class man who is to be executed for speaking out about thieving rich scoundrels sticking it to the poor.
School Is the Foundation of Life
Seventh form pupils at a grammar school in Přívlaky are preparing for a secondary school sports competition. Class creep Krhounek gives the class teacher Lejsal a copy of the seventh form’s magazine R...
Srdce v soumraku
Ulička v ráji
Jánošík has been topic of many Slovak and Polish legends, books and films. According to the legend, he robbed nobles and gave the loot to the poor. The legend were also known in neighboring Silesia, t...
A Milk-Cannery baron, Jakub Simonides, is broken by the Canned Milk-Trust and, in his wanderings with a worker, Filip Kornet, he discovers he still owns a half-finished apartment-house. They rally the...
Life Is a Dog
Young music composer Viktor Honzl in vain looks for work. He is prevented from committing suicide by a technician of the gasworks who shortly beforehand has disconnected his gas due to past due bills....
Vlasta Burian appears in a town of Czarist Russia impersonating an Inspector General, and he is entertained lavishly by the local political-hacks and peasants seeking his favor for whatever they are a...
Lelíček in the Services of Sherlock Holmes
The Portorican prime minister asks British detective Sherlock Holmes to find a twin for King Fernando XXIII, a weak and frightened man who fears anarchists and does not want to show himself in public....
Mr. Kubr, the owner of the marriage office, is divorcing. The factory owner Košek and his wife would like their son Emil to marry Lydia, the daughter of MP Sahula, and turn to Kubra for help. In the o...
Your Money or Your Life
A czech film that focuses on an unfaithful husband who married in to money, as well as an impoverished man who is turns to theft.
The Ideal Schoolmaster
This light-hearted comedy operetta tells the story of a newly appointed high school professor who becomes an ideal target for pranks and jokes.
Anton Spelec, Sharp-Shooter
Anton Špelec (Vlasta Burin) is a producer of musical instruments by trade but a sharp-shooter at heart. He expects to be awarded a medal at a large parade in town where veteran sharp-shooters will be ...
Dáma z baru
Such Is Life
A story about domestic life in a typical working-class environment. Life and trials and how little situations have big consequences.
St. Wenceslas (Czech: Svatý Václav) is a 1930 Czechoslovak historical film about Saint Wenceslas. It was the most expensive Czech film to date, with the largest set constructed in Europe to acco...
Tonka of the Gallows
A prostitute in an act of pity is keeping chaste company with a condemned man through the night before he is to be hung.
Imperial and Royal Field Marshal
Comedy film directed by Karel Lamač.
The Loves of Kačenka Strnadová
The film depicts the adventures of Kacenka (Zdena Kavková) and Vincek (Vlasta Burian), two innocent country bumpkins who live in a Czech small town, and the various jobs that Kacenka has once she move...
Josef Kajetán Tyl
A biographical story about significant Czech dramatist, writer and actor Josef Kajetán Tyl.
Švejk na frontě
Directed by Carl Lamac.
Kříž u potoka
Janosík, a friar retrained as a bandit, becomes the farmers' symbol of resistance and fight against the feudal conditions.
Arrival from the Darkness
The classic film about the secret of the Black Tower has been restored to its original version, which was shot in the early 1920s.
The Prague Adamites
There is a spa on Sunday. tovek is keeping an eye on what's happening. Mr tovek would like to have fun at the swimming pool, but his wife wants to go on a trip with a friend of hers.