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The Minister's Girlfriend   [Assigned Title]

Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Year of origin: 1940
Genre: Feature Film
Locations of shooting: n/a

Director: Vladimír Slavínský
Screenplay: Vladimír Slavínský
Production company: Brom
Music: Josef Dobeš
  Jiří Mihule
Director of photography: Ferdinand Pečenka

Keywords: agitated men, applause, Automobiles, banquets, bunch of flowers, candleholders, carved armchairs, carved tables, cimbalom band, cimbaloms, congratulations, crying woman, crystal chandeliers, declaration of love, elevators, folk dance, fortune telling from cards, glazed cotton sleeves, gossipers, handshake, headphones, imitated musical instruments, kiss, kiss on a hand, living rooms, mending of stockings, mirrors, monkey on an elastic, newspapers, offended man, offices, orchestras, piano playing, Pianos, polka dance, pot palm, safe deposit boxes, salons, sausage with mustard, sewing, singing man, singing men, singing woman, social dancing, stairs wiping, study rooms, table lamps, tailor's dummy, tailor's salon, tailor's shop, telephone exchange, telephones, toasts, typewriters, violin playing, Violins, young couple
Julinka Svobodová works as a clerk with the trade company Hrubý and Son. She lives in a rented flat belonging to Mrs Pokorná, by chance in the same house as the Minister of Trade, Dr Horák. Mrs Pokorná, while with good intentions, spreads a rumour that Julinka is the minister's girlfriend. As a result, Julinka loses the friendship of the jealous suitor Evžen, but this does not seem to worry her too much. The company she works for finds itself in financial difficulties. The young boss, Jan Hrubý, decides to use Julinka's "influence" and promotes her to the position of secretary. Julinka is given a higher salary and she does well in her new position so does not bother explaining the misunderstanding. The firm starts to prosper and everyone believes that credit should go to Julinka and her friendship with the minister. The appointment of Jan Hrubý as councillor only confirms their belief. Jan starts to fall in love with Julinka but it irks him that the minister stands in the way of their love. It is only when he asks her to marry him that he discovers by chance that it was all a question of harmless gossip.

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Sound: Sound film
Aspect: 1:1,37
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