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Karel Zeman (1910–1989)


Karel Zeman was born on November 3, 1910 in Ostromer u Nové Paky, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (1962), War of the Fools (1964) and The Deadly Invention (1958). He died on April 5, 1989 in Prague, Czech Republic. See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Prague, Czech Republic

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(1964)
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(1970)

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 1980 Karel Zeman detem (Documentary short)
 1978 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (dialogue) / (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1972 Prokouk hodinarem (Short) (based on a character created by)
 1971 The Voyage of Sinbad (Short)
 1970 Na komete
 1967 Ukradená vzducholod (screen treatment) / (screenplay)
 1964 War of the Fools (screenplay)
 1962 The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (screenplay)
 1960 Magic Lantern II (Documentary)
 1959 Pan Proukock akrobatem (Short)
 1958 Pan Proukock detektivem (Short)
 1958 The Deadly Invention (freely adapted for the screen) / (scenario)
 1955 A Friend of Animals (Short)
 1954 Mr. Prokouk Inventor (Short) (screenplay)
 1953 Mr. Prokouk Officer (Short) (screenplay)
 1952 A Treasure on Bird Island (screenplay)
 1950 King Lavra (Short) (screenplay)
 1949 Inspiration (Short)
 1948 Mr. Prokouk Filmmaker (Short) (screenplay)
 1947 Brigade (Short)
 1947 Temptation of Mr. Prokouk (Short)
 1946 A Christmas Dream (Short)
 1946 Hamster (Short)
 1946 Podkova pro stestí (Short)
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Trivia:

Father of Czech-Canadian artist, animator, and children's book author/illustrator Ludmila Zeman. See more »

Trademark:

Fantasy films, frequently using inventive combinations of animation and live action.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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