Jaroslav Marvan (11 December 1901 – 21 May 1974) was a Czechoslovak actor. He was born in Prague. He was married since the 1920s with Marie Marvanová and had a daughter (Alena Marvanová) with Alena Jančaříková. He passed his school-leaving exam in 1919 and became a member of the Central Office of posts. He was sent to Uzghorod on business matters (1920–1923). He was a member of Vlasta Burian's Theatre 1926–1943, then of the Vinohradské divadlo (1943–1950) and then of the Městská divadla pražská (1950–1954), from where he became a member of the Národní divadlo (National Theatre), where he served for until two years before his death, in 1972.
Movies & TV shows
A Night at Karlštejně
No Woman is allowed into Karlstejn Castle! Yet the enamoured Daniele Kolářová and the equally enamoured Jana Brejchová manage to spend one night in disguise in the Castle despite the strict royal ban....
3 Movies · 1 TV show
A fisherman saves Anada, a woman adrift, from drowning. He takes her to his home, and protects her. Eventually, she occupies a larger place than was to be expected. He commits adultery with her, but h...
Vražda v hotelu Excelsior
Vše začíná jednoho večera v luxusním hotelu Excelsior, kde můžete potkat manžele Matoušovy a Janíkovy, Němce Hanse-Joachima Kirchmayera, číšníka Pepiho, pianistu Krofta, tajemného perského diplomata M...
F. L. Věk
Pěnička a Paraplíčko
Nešťastně zamilovaný kasař Pěnička a prostitutka Anča, zvaná Paraplíčko, jsou známými členy pražské "galerky". Jejich případem se s pochopením pro lidské slabosti ujme sám rada Vacátko... Další z příb...
The Matches of a Beautiful Dragoon
In a suburban villa, a woman of means is murdered. Police Superintendent Zdychynec from the Prague Liben neighborhood reports the case to Police Councilman Vacátko, upon whose order an investigation i...
The Terribly Sad Princess
Musical fairy tale tells the story of prince and princesses from neighbouring friendly countries who have to marry each other, as decided by their wise fathers with their advisors. However, the royal ...
The Phantom of Morrisville
Česká filmová parodie na brakové sešitové romány odehrávající se v ponurých šlechtických sídlech plných tajných chodeb, intrik a dávných tajemství. Příběh se "odehrává" v pražském Smetanově divadle, k...
A Great Road Ahead
About the great Czech satirist Jaroslav Hašek, who was captured by the Russians during the First World War. Not wanting to fight for the interests of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, Hašek enters the Re...
Every day - Sunday
Jirka is a composer, his wife, Jana, a pianist. Jana would like to have an own concert, but so far she has only been selected to accompany Valenta during his concerts in Budapest. After some resentmen...
Of Things Supernatural
Czech comedy fantasy directed by Jiri Krejcik et al.
I Dutifully Report
A comedy based on the novel of Jaroslav Hašek's The Good Soldier Svejk happens during the World War I. I Dutifully Report: In the introduction to the second part of the film adaptation of Hašek's nove...
The Adventurous Bachelor
Shown in Cannes 1946.
Leopold Kohák married a rich widow a long time ago and now has nothing to do compared to his energetic wife. He's growing old and troubled by the fact that he betrayed his first love Emča and his belo...
The Hard Life of an Adventurer
A writer of pulp crime novels is drawn into a series of real crimes. This film was one of the first Czech attempts on a genre parody.
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...
The Venice Film Festival took place during 1941.
Nebe a dudy
Rudolf Bartoš, the owner of a farm, quarry and factory, is extremely rich, however, he is unapproachable and irritable, and the dread of his employees. One day he falls down a steep slope by a river a...
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
Srdce v celofánu
Pelikán má alibi
Dva týdny štěstí
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...
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 ...
Alois Novák (Oldrich Nový), a minor clerk in a travel agency and the husband of a dowdy housewife Marenka (Natasa Gollová), lives a run-of-the-mill, dull life. In his soul, however, there resides an i...
Venice Film Festival 1939
He Stood at the Till
U pokladny stál... is a Czech comedy film. It was released in 1939.
Teď zas my
Journey Into the Depth of the Student's Soul
Small stories from a grammar school.Děj je poskládán z celé řady epizod, které během jednoho školního roku prožívají septimáni. Jejich pojítkem je příběh profesora přírodopisu Matulky, starého mládenc...
Děti na zakázku
Lidé pod horami
Venice Film Festival 1938
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...
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...
Ulička v ráji
Jedna z milionu
Long Live with Dearly Departed
Wealthy and ill Petr Kornel (Karel Hasler) is not pleased with the carousing lifestyle of his nephew. He stops supporting him financially and demands that he change his name. Out of gratitude Kornel b...
U nás v Kocourkově
Curious citizens await the arrival of an important guest, the son of poacher, who became famous abroad. Begins celebration in his honor, but nobody knows that instead of the hero arrived cursory priso...
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...
Original in its sincere, lyrical realism, The River is a naturalistic melodrama otherwise characteristic of the period. Shot in sunbathed pastoral locations by Jan Stallich (Ecstasy), the story of fir...
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 ...
The Fake Sweetheart
The film depicts the troubles of a dentist who wants to marry.
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...
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