Beginn der Auktion:
Donnerstag, 26. September 2019 um 01:22
Ende des Angebots:
Mittwoch, 23. Oktober 2019 um 07:45
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- Year: 2019-10-23
1049 — Dana Medřická (11. 7. 1920 – 21. 1. 1983) started to study at a conservatory after graduation from grammar school, but joined a Brno theatre company in spring 1940 before finishing the study programme. She then joined a Plzeň theatre company, and next moved to Prague before the end of the war. She played dozens of diverse female characters from the world repertoire on the stages of Prague City Theatres and the National Theatre. Her roles of a lifetime included Slávka in Fráňa Šrámek’s Měsíc nad řekou, Blanche in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, mother in Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children, and the most famous Erzsi Orbánné in István Örkény’s Cats’ Play. She also appeared in several TV series, such as Taková normální rodinka, F.L. Věk, and Nemocnice na kraji města. The performance of the couple Dana Medřická and Karel Höger in the TV drama Romeo a Julie na konci listopadu is unforgettable.
1050 — b) Radovan Lukavský (1. 11. 1919 – 10. 3. 2008) was one of the most prominent Czech actors performing in film, television, and mainly on stage. During the Second World War, Czech universities were closed down by Germans. Lukavský was then in the second year of his studies at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague. He began to consider a programme of study at the Conservatory because the secondary schools remained open. He began the study but was soon forced to work in Germany. After the end of the war, he finished his studies at both the Faculty of Arts and the conservatory. Radovan Lukavský was a founding member of the DISK theatre and a member of the Vinohrady Municipal Theatre in and Prague Municipal Theatres companies. He also joined the National Theatre company. Radovan Lukavský belonged to the generation of actors who started their career in the 1940s. It was an exceptional group of actors, such as Vlastimil Brodský, Stella Zázvorková, Dana Medřická, and Rudolf Hrušínský. Radovan Lukavský became famous for his roles in performances at the National Theatre, such as František Hrubín’s Srpnová neděle, Josef Topol’s Konec masopustu, Otomar Krejča’s production of Romeo and Juliet, Viktor Dyk’s Zmoudření Dona Quijota, Othello.