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The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Lotte Reiniger
Available Date : 08/01/2021
Release Year : 1926
Running Time : 80
UPC : 784148008158
Country : Germany
Language: Silent and German with English titles
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When The Adventures of Prince Achmed premiered to German audiences in 1926, it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. Taken from the tales known as the Arabian Nights, the film tells the story of a young prince tricked by a wicked sorcerer into mounting a magical, flying horse for a direct course to his own demise. Soaring headlong into a series of wondrous adventures, and joining forces with the likes of Aladdin and a fabled witch, the prince evades his fate by saving a beautiful princess and doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters. This cinematic treasure has been beautifully restored with color tinting and a new orchestral recording of the magnificent original score by Wolfgang Zeller. Thrilling, sensuous and dazzling, Prince Achmed will amaze and enthrall audience of all ages.

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The Blu-ray edition includes the following short films by animator Lotte Reiniger: The Secret of the Marquise (1921); The Flying Coffer (1921); Dr. Dolittle: Lion’s Den (1923) in both German and English; Dr. Dolittle: A Trip to Africa (1923); Dr. Dolittle: Cannibal Land (1923); The Death-Feigning Chinaman (1928); The Caliph Stork (1935); The Magic Horse (1953); Aladdin and His Magic Lamp (1954); The Star of Bethlehem (1956); and The Lost Son (1974).

Publish Date : 2021-08-01
  • Lotte Reiniger - Director

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