Jiri Brdecka
Date of Birth
Dec 24, 1917


Director, animator, and screenwriter Jiri Brdeçka made may animated films during his nearly forty-year career. He was born in Hranice, Moravia, Czechoslovakia and educated at Charles University, Prague. While in his early 20s, he wrote a parody of the American West, Lemonade Joe, which was made into a play and later a film in 1964. Brdeçka began working as an animator in 1943; two years later he...