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The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed) (1926)

The Adventures of Prince Achmed
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Description: The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece and one of the great classics: beautiful, mesermizing, and utterly seductive! Director Lotte Reiniger creates pure cinematic magic with her hand-cut silhouettes and, with her elegant and intricate designs, brings characters vividly to life with a rare lyrical quality. Taken from "The Arabian Nights," the film tells the story of a wicked sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of wondrous adv ... (more)
Release date: 20 June 1929
UPC: 014381101720
Tags: Animation (10), Silent (7), 1926 (5), 1920s (5), Adventure (4), Fantasy (4), Silhouette (4), Magic (4), Lamp (3), Aladdin (3), Witch (3), Fairytale (3), Romance (3), Sorcerer (3), Germany (3), Palace (2), Princess (2), German (2), (2), Magic Lamp (2)
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"The oldest surviving animated feature film AND it's by a woman. Truly historic. Release dates September 3, 1926 (Germany)"


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