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A Treasury of Fairy-tales

Spalicek

Directed by Jiří Trnka
Czechoslovakia, 1947
Animation

Synopsis

The first full-length puppet film made by Jiri Trnka. Like the painter Ales who illustrated the national songs, Trnka depicts the traditional customs and tales of the Czech village in six separate sequences: Shrovetide, Spring, Legend About St. Prokop, The Fair, The Feast and Bethlehem.

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A Treasury of Fairy-tales Directed by Jiří Trnka