The Adventurous Bachelor

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The Adventurous Bachelor
Directed by Otakar Vávra
Written by Zdeněk Štěpánek
Otakar Vávra
Zikmund Winter
Starring Zdeněk Štěpánek
Cinematography Jan Roth
Release date
  • 6 September 1946 (1946-09-06)
Running time
96 minutes

The Adventurous Bachelor (Czech : Nezbedný bakalář) is a 1946 Czech comedy film directed by Otakar Vávra. [1] It was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. [2]



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  1. "Nezbedný bakalář". Czech Film Database. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  2. "Festival de Cannes: The Adventurous Bachelor". Retrieved 4 January 2009.