The Organist at St. Vitus' Cathedral

The Organist at St. Vitus' Cathedral

78 mins | Drama | Aug. 30, 1929

The most important silent film by director Martin Frič. Poet Vitezslav Nezval did scenographic modifications to the original story by Václav Wasserman. Film producer Jaroslav Stransky didn’t witness premier; because of fear of financial collapse, he killed himself.

The Organist at St. Vitus' Cathedral

78 mins | Drama | Aug. 30, 1929

The Organist at St. Vitus' Cathedral
The most important silent film by director Martin Frič. Poet Vitezslav Nezval did scenographic modifications to the original story by Václav Wasserman. Film producer Jaroslav Stransky didn’t witness premier; because of fear of financial collapse, he killed himself.
Producers
Original title Varhaník u sv. Víta
Directors Martin Frič, Rudolf Stahl
Writers Martin Frič, Vítězslav Nezval, Václav Wasserman

Cast

Karel Hašler

as Organist

Oskar Marion

as Ivan, Painter

Suzanne Marwille

as Klára, Foster-child

L. H. Struna

as Josef Falk, Extortionist

Otto Zahrádka

as Klara's Father

Marie Ptáková

as Abbess

Vladimír Smíchovský

as Innkeeper

Josef Kobík

as Vender

Roza Schlesingerová

as Women in the Cathedral

Václav Wasserman

as New Organist