Oldřich Lipský

Active - 1959 - 1986  |   Born - Jul 4, 1924   |   Genres - Comedy, Science Fiction, Children's/Family

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Czechoslovakian filmmaker Oldrich Lipsky is best known for his satires and comedies, particularly his gentle spoof on American westerns Lemonade Joe (1966). During WW II, Lipsky spent time in a work camp. Later he attended Charles University in Prague and studied philosophy, later working as an artistic director at Prague's Satirical Theater. Lipsky then worked as an actor and screenwriter in the early '50s becoming a director in 1954.

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