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The Lady with the Small Foot   [Assigned Title]

DÁMA S MALOU NOŽKOU   [Assigned Title]
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Year of origin: 1919
Genre: Feature Film
Locations of shooting: Praha

Director: Přemysl Pražský
  Jan S. Kolár
Screenplay: Jan S. Kolár
  Gustav Machatý
Production company: Geem-Film
Director of photography: Svatopluk Innemann

Keywords: Automobiles, banknotes, chair on a road, daggers, dormers, drunk people, fight in the street, fight on a rooftop, fights, German shepherds, kiss on a hand, lanterns, letters, longcase clocks, man in a mask, masks, mirrors, money in a bag, old women, paper money, photographs, shoe cleaning, skates, skating, telephones, thefts, woman in front of a mirror
A man in a mask is leaning over a dead girl...two men are chasing each other over the rooftops and finally one of them pushes the other down...a woman, who has seen the whole episode, is followed and stabbed with a dagger...It is finally revealed that these are only scenes from the imagination of private detective Tom Machata who is reading from a Detective novels. Tom's assistant Archibald is carrying some money in a large bag. A dexterous thief notices his bag and, before Archibald realises what is going on, he is left with just the bag handles. At the scene of the crime both detectives notice some very small footprints and decide for a very unusual method of investigation. Tom, dressed up in an extravagant checked scarf and cap, goes to the skating rink and offers to help women on with their skates whose feet are smaller than size 36. Archibald is disguised as ashoeshine boy - also only for women with small feet. Tom makes the acquaintance of a flirtatious young woman whilst Archibald has had enough of shoe cleaning soon after an old road-sweeper comes up to him to have her shoes cleaned. The young woman asks Tom to find out where her boyfriend was the preceding night and she gives him his photograph. Tom, the inexperienced detective, is thinking at home what to do next when t

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Sound: Silent film
Aspect: 1:1,33
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