First edition. Prague: Propagační odd. Ústřední půjčovny filmů, . Quarto (29.7 × 20.8 cm). Single sheet, printed to recto and verso, folded three times to created a folding leaflet of  pp. Very good or better.
Rare promotional brochure for one of the finest examples of Czechoslovak New Wave film, the motion picture by Jiří Menzel based on Bohumil Hrabal's iconic coming-of-age story, set in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during WWII. The film went on to win the Best Foreign Language Oscar in 1968. Illustrated with fourteen photographic stills from the movie, including two full-page portraits of leading actors Václav Neckář and Jitka Bendová. Also features a short text by Hrabal about his novella, excerpts from letters to Hrabal, and a short interview with Neckář. Photography attributed to Jiří Stach.
Book ID: 50929