1957 · Czechoslovakia
by Josef Mach (director, writer); Miroslav Mirvald (photographer); Josef Bek, Jirina Bohdalova (starring)
Czechoslovakia: N.p., 1957. Vintage keybook, likely unique, for the 1957 film comedy, containing 119 vintage double weight photographs, featuring both scenes from the film and candid photographs from the set. The photos are tipped in two to a page in a contemporary photo album with a title page credits in holograph white paint, including the director, cinematographer, producer, and still photographer. Non-sequential numbering to the right of each photograph and occasional captions in silver ink, and tissue paper between each page.
An unconventional, character-driven comedy about a group of varied and interesting folk occupying a Prague bus station platform, and then a bus traveling on a four-hour journey from Prague to Karlovy Vary.
Photographs approximately 7 x 5 inches. Near Fine, extremely well preserved.
Album 15 x 11.25 inches, bound with string. Fraying to the extremities, else Near Fine.
(Inventory #: 138838)