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Jan W. Speerger

Jan W. Speerger

Czech actor, actor and director
Jan W. Speerger
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Czech actor, actor and director
Was Actor Film director
From Czech Republic
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 29 April 1895, Adamov, Czech Republic
Death 25 June 1950, Prague, Czech Republic (aged 55 years)
Star sign Taurus
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Jan Wenceslaus Speerger (29 April 1986 – 25 June 1950) was a Czech film actor and film director. He appeared in many Czech movies in the first half of the 20th century.

Life

He started as a cinema projectionist and later worked as a technician and assistant director for Wetebfilm. He acted mostly in supporting roles and also directed three films. He was also a stage actor in Vinohrady Theatre, National Theatre and others.

Selected filmography

Actor

  • The Arrival from the Darkness (1921)
  • The Cross by the Brook (1921)
  • Jánošík (1921)
  • White Paradise (1924)
  • The Lantern (1925)
  • Never the Twain (1926)
  • St. Wenceslas (1929)
  • Poor Girl (1929)
  • Imperial and Royal Field Marshal (1930)
  • Him and His Sister (1931)
  • The Good Soldier Schweik (1931)
  • Sister Angelika (1932)
  • Anton Spelec, Sharp-Shooter (1932)
  • The Undertaker (1932)
  • The Ideal Schoolmaster (1932)
  • The Inspector General (1933)
  • The Heroic Captain Korkorán (1934)
  • Jánošík (1935)
  • Three Men in the Snow (1936)
  • Irca's Romance (1936)
  • Virginity (1937)
  • Cause for Divorce (1937)
  • Tři vejce do skla (1937)
  • The Lantern (1938)
  • Girl In Blue (1940)
  • Baron Prášil (1940)
  • Nocturnal Butterfly (1941)
  • Valentin the Good (1942)
  • I'll Be Right Over (1942)
  • Řeka čaruje (1945)
  • Rozina, the Love Child (1945)
  • Čapek's Tales (1947)
  • The Poacher's Foster Daughter or Noble Millionaire (1949)
  • Divá Bára (1949)

Director

  • The Tramp's Heart (1922)
  • Lost Souls (1926)
  • Gypsy Love (1938)
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.csfd.cz/tvurce/24490-jan-w-speerger/
https://www.filmovyprehled.cz/cs/person/55928/jan-w-speerger
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0817581/
https://d-nb.info/gnd/1062229444
http://isni.org/isni/0000000057655279
https://aleph.nkp.cz/F/?func=find-c&local_base=aut&ccl_term=ica=xx0010030&CON_LNG=ENG
https://viaf.org/viaf/85367113
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/85367113
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