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The Adventures of Prince Achmed / Die Abenteuer Des Prinzen Achmed

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Synopsis:

A handsome prince rides a flying horse to faraway lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting Aladdin, and battling demons to win a princess’s heart.  In the story, we meet an evil magician, Princess Dinarsade, the demons of Wak Wak and Princess Pari Banu!

THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED's exquisitely crafted visuals are more than matched by its utterly enchanting story.

THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED is a 1926 German animated fairy tale.  It is the oldest surviving animated feature film and uses a silhouette animation technique that the director, Lotte Reiniger, invented.  It involves manipulated cutouts made from cardboard and thin sheets of lead under a camera.  There are similarities with Wayang shadow puppets, although Reiniger animated her figures frame by frame.  It took five years to complete this film.

  • Genre : Kids & Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure
  • Director(s) : Lotte Reiniger
  • Run Time : 1h 5m
  • Release Year : 1926
  • Country : Germany
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