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Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed [videorecording] : ein Silhouetten Film / British Film Institute and Milestone Film & Video ; Primrose Film Production ; technische Leitung, Carl Koch ; von Lotte Reiniger ; Mitarbeiter, Walther Ruttmann, Berthold Bartose, Alexander Kardan.

Other Title:
Silhouetten Film
Title on container and disc label: Adventures of Prince Achmed
Edition:
Collector ed.
Publication:
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, distributor, c2002.
Series:
Milestone collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (67 min.) : sd., b&w color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Arabian nights -- Film adaptations.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Puppet films.
Motion pictures, German.
Children's films.
Fantasy films.
Silent films.
Animated films.
Language:
Silent film with German intertitles ; English subtitles and optional English voiceover.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby digital
Summary:
Premiered in Germany in 1926 and is based on the stories from "The Arabian nights", this movie has been hailed as the first full-length animated film. This is the story of a wicked sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse intending to send the rider off on a flight to his death.
Credits:
Editor, Nina Goslar ; original music, Wolfgang Zeller.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1926 by Comenus-Film GMBH.
Neither the original negatives nor a complete copy of the original German version exists. The following reconstruction is based on an existing tinted and toned nitrate copy which was held at the National Film and Television Archive, London.
Bonus material: 1921 animated advertising trailer, The secret of the marquise ; Lotte Reiniger; Homage to the inventor of the silhouette film, a film by Katja Raganelli (1999, 64 min.) ; stills galery.
Contributor:
Reiniger, Lotte. , Director, Screenwriter
Koch, Carl. , Director
Ruttmann, Walther. , Associated name
Bartose, Berthold. , Associated name
Kardan, Alexander. , Associated name
Zeller, Wolfgang. , Composer
Comenius Films. , Producer
British Film Institute. , Producer
Primrose Film Productions. , Producer
Milestone Film & Video. , Distributor
Image Entertainment (Firm). , Distributor
OCLC:
63600943
Publisher Number:
014381101720
ID1017MLSDVD Milestone Film & Video
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