The Emperor and the Golem

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The Emperor and the Golem

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The Emperor and the Golem

Release Date: January 04, 1952

Year    :   1952
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Genres    :   Comedy, Fantasy, History
Production Companies    :   Československý státní film
Director    :   Martin Frič
Producers    :   Jaroslav Vlk, Rudolf Hájek, Ladislav Terš, Klára Barešová
Writers    :   Jan Werich, Jan Werich, Jan Werich, Jiří Brdečka, Jiří Brdečka, Martin Frič, Jiří Krejčík
RunTime    :   144 mins.

The Emperor's mismanagement of his country is provoking some in his court to plot to overthrow him. He feels successful, at least, when he discovers the legendary Golem, which he believes can protect him and even cure his imaginary illnesses but, when he disappears while on a bender, his kindly baker, who looks just like him, is mistaken for him, and begins to put things in order. However, the conspirators, not to be outdone, determine to bring the Golem back to life to do their bidding.




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