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The Mire of Prague   [Assigned Title]

BAHNO PRAHY   [Assigned Title]
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Year of origin: 1927
Genre: Feature Film
Locations of shooting: Praha

Director: Miroslav J. Krňanský
Screenplay: Miroslav J. Krňanský
  Josef Adler
Production company: Fišerfilm
Director of photography: Josef Bulánek

Keywords: accordions, Cemeteries, clouds, cross on a wall, dancing in a pub, graves, ill man, injured man, knives, palings, Pubs, stabbed man, stoves, vows, wall clock, woman making a vow, woman waving
A story from the life of Prague's rabble who meet in a seedy pub known as Jedová Hut. Among them is Václav Tatar, an honourable man who is said to have a rich farmer for a father. A relationship builds up between Tatar and the daughter of the pub owner, Lenka. Tatar's father is looking for his son in the pubs of Prague. In his father's presence Václav lets himself be provoked by his friend Petr - Lenka's stepbrother - until a fight develops in which Petr is killed. Tatar is arrested by a secret policeman. However, in the courtroom he manages to prove his innocence.

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