Today marks the 50th anniversary of Milos
Havel´s death (3. 11. 1899 - 23. 2. 1968) in German exile.
Milos Havel was a prominent Czech film entrepreneur, founder of the
Barrandov Studio, and owner of the largest production company
called Lucernafilm. During the German occupation, Milos Havel
helped a number of significant Czech writers, playwrights and
theater directors from forced labour, and others he supported
financially. After the war, and after accusations of collaboration,
he managed to escape to Austria. In 1955 he left to
Milos Havel was a visionary, and a prominent figure in the
world's film industry. The Barrandov film
studios are serving up to now to domestic and foreign
filmmakers, and belong to the most important film studios in
May he rest in peace.