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The Story of the Fox / The Tale of the Fox (Le roman de Renard) (1930)

The Story of the Fox / The Tale of the Fox
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Directed by
Irene Starewicz

Irene Starewicz



Starring (View all)
Romain Bouquet

Romain Bouquet

Fox (voice)
Sylvain Itkine

Sylvain Itkine

Wolf
Léon Larive

Léon Larive

Bear
Robert Seller

Robert Seller

Cock
Eddy Debray

Eddy Debray

Badger
Nicolas Amato

Nicolas Amato

Cat (voice)
Pons

Pons

Donkey


Written by (View all)
Jean Nohain

Jean Nohain

dialogue


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Description: Predating Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' by a good few years, this was one of the very first animated features, with all the characters performed by stop-motion animated puppets. It tells the story of how in the kingdom of animals, the crafty Master Fox runs rings round all the other animals and tricks and fools every ... (more)
Release date: 10 April 1941
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" Directors: Irene Starewicz and Wladyslaw Starewicz Starring (voices): Claude Dauphin, Romain Bouquet, Sylvain Itkine, Léon Larive, Robert Seller, Eddy Debray, Pons, Sylvia Bataille, Suzy Dornac, Nicolas Amato, Jaime Plama and Marcel Raine Predating Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' by a good few years, this was one of the very first animated features, with all the characters performed by stop-motion animated puppets. It tells the story of how in the kingdom of animals, the crafty "


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