The Adventures Of Prince Achmed

  • 1926
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure, Animated, Fantasy

German filmmaker Lotte Reiniger's ground-breaking, silent, animated fantasy feature used cut-out paper silhouettes -- inspired by Indonesian shadow puppets -- to tell a tale that combines pieces of several stories from The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights. The story begins with a hideously ugly African sorcerer, who creates a flying...read more

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