Detail

Title ID 5817Collection ID828
TitleA Window On Wenceslas Square
Date1965
CollectionWilf Green
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionTravel
ThemeLeisure Travel
KeywordsHolidays Urban Areas Rural Areas Airports Boats Ceremonies Social Class Travel Sport Propaganda Weddings Steamships Armed Forces
Location
LocalPrague Kalstejn Slapy Konopiste
NationalCzech Republic Europe
Credits
ProductionWilfred Green
CameraWilfred Green
FormatColour Silent
Duration00:57:09:13
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A travelogue film of a family holiday to Prague in Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), including a gymnastics event, a parade and various scenes around the city.

Description

The main subject of the film is the Communist Third National Spartakiade (Gymnastics event) held at the Strahov Stadium in Prague [included in the online clip]. The film also contains footage of a parade on Wenceslas Square (following the Spartakiade), the Charles Bridge, and areas to the south of Prague - Kalstejn, Slapy and Konopiste. [Note: the online clip shows a 21 minute section from the middle of the film featuring the parade at Prague stadium and the parade to Wenceslas Sq.]