Film Special Effects Museum Signage - Prague, Czech Republic
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The Museum of Karel Zeman
Waymark Code: WM18A47
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 06/26/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Becktracker
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By crossing a small bridge (visit link) , we left the Kampa Island. Before venturing into the streets of the Lesser Town (Malá Strana), we can once again pass under the arch of Charles Bridge and arrive at the museum dedicated to the legacy of Karel Zeman (visit link) Karel Zeman was one of the most prominent Czech directors, screenwriters, and visual artists. He directed a number of short films, medium-length films, and feature-length films. His most famous works include "Cesta ddo praveku (visit link) "Vynález zkázy (visit link) ci "Baron Prášil (visit link) .

"One of the most significant Czech directors, screenwriters and fine artists, Karel Zeman was born in 1910 and died in 1989. He made a number of short, medium-length, and feature-length films, the most renowned of which are Journey to the Beginning of Time, The Fabulous World of Jules Verne and The Fabulous Baron Munchausen. Zeman received a number of prizes and awards at prestigious film festivals, making Czech cinematography famous throughout the world in the 20th century. He was admired in his time by personalities like Pablo Picasso, Charlie Chaplin and Salvádor Dalí. His film work is still highly regarded, and the techniques he used are studied at film schools throughout the world. The aesthetics of Zeman’s filmic creations have influenced a range of world-class filmmakers, such as the director, fine artist, and member of Monty Python Terry Gilliam.

A true successor to Georges Méliès and a wizard of the big screen, as he was often called, Karel Zeman was born in Ostromer near Nová Paka in northern Bohemia. A brilliant pioneer of special effects in film, he is still one of the few Czech directors to be universally recognized in the world of cinema."

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Location City and Country: Prague, Czech Republic

Name of Location or Landmark: The Museum of Karel Zeman

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Puzzle or 3d model Manufacturer: Fine Art America

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Puzzle Type: Cardboard 2 dimensional

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