[CZECHOSLOVAK PUPPET FILM]. Ceskoslovensky statni film. Panorama of puppet films. [Prague], Czechoslovak State Film, 1956.

Pp. (52). Text in English, French, Spanish and German. As issued, stapled. Original pictorial paper wrappers. With more than 100 reproductions of film stills, of which many full-page and 30 coloured. Also including photo portraits of filmmakers and making of settings.A comprehensive study on Czech puppet film production for the period 1945-56. Comprises accounts of life and works of the renowned Czech animators Jiri Trnka, Karel Zeman and Hermina Tyrlová.
The appendix shows table of international prizes won by Czech puppet films and a detailed index. A rare and important document of film history.

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