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Comenius Films

Overview
Works: 2 works in 18 publications in 2 languages and 364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Animated films  Puppet films  Silhouette animation films  Cutout animation films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Film adaptations  History 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4334
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Publications about Comenius Films
Publications by Comenius Films
Most widely held works by Comenius Films
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reininger( visu )
15 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in German and English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a 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 adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed ein Silhouetten Film by Lotte Reiniger( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in German and held by 78 libraries worldwide
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 that sends the rider off on a flight to his death
 
Languages
German (15)
English (3)
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