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Karel Plicka
Birth: Oct. 14, 1894
Death: May 6, 1987

Cinematographer. Born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, he was a photographer, film director, cinematographer, considered a founder of Slovak film education and filmmaking. Beginning in the 1920s, he helped establish the genre of ethnographic film in Czechoslovakia. His film credits included "Za slovenským ľudom" (1928), "Zem spieva" (1933), "Věčná píseň" (1941), "Chebsko" (1943) and "Roľnícky deň vo Zvolene" (1946). In 1950, due to health issues, he devoted himself mainly to landscape and architectural photography. His photographic and ethnographic work, was published in many books and was highly regarded both by public and experts. He died at age 92 in Prague, Slovakia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Natural causes
National Cemetery
okres Martin
Zilinsky, Slovakia
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Record added: Jul 20, 2001
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
Thank you for your legacy. Rest in peace.
- Ken MacLeod
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
Thank you for photographing my great uncle in Zdiar Slovakia. I have discovered your photography after I went to visit Slovakia for the first time last year and I hope to start collecting your photos of my relatives
- Lori Siska
 Added: Jan. 29, 2009
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