Orchestra accompanies Shop on the High Street at Municipal House

The 1965 film Shop on the High Street was screened with musical accompaniment from the Prague Symphony Orchestra at the Smetana Hall at Prague’s Municipal House on Wednesday night. The event was one of many this year marking the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia.

The Shop on the High Street, whose music was composed by Zdeněk Liška, was the first Czechoslovak film to win an Academy Award. It was directed by Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos.