Film historian Karel Čáslavský dies aged 75

Czech film historian Karel Čáslavský died on Wednesday at the age of 75, public broadcaster Czech Television said. Mr Čáslavský worked at the National Film Archive since 1963 and became a popular TV personality. He created several shows and co-wrote two volumes of biographies of Czech films actors. For 20 years, he hosted a programme on Czech TV entitled In Search of Lost Time in which he presented archive film footage.

Author: Jan Richter