They confiscated both the anti-war Švejk and the Jewish Golem
Miroslav Čvančara was born on the 14th of January 1934. His father and uncle owned several cinemas and a film rental shop. After the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia was declared over Czechoslovakia the shop’s films with anti-war or Jewish themes were confiscated, after the war they even lost films that came from enemy countries. By the end of the war, Miroslav witnessed the bombing of Prague. In summer 1945 his father’s business was seized as a part of the ongoing nationalization. Miroslav Čvančara joined the Scout movement after the war. He spent his whole life working as a technician in film laboratories.