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The Emperor and the Nightingale


The Emperor's Nightingale relates the [[Performer~P216506~Hans Christian Andersen~hanschristianandersen]] fairy tale through utilization of stop-motion puppet animation. The film was produced by the Prague-based "Trick Brothers" studio, owned and operated by [[Performer~P119007~Jiri Trnka~jirítrnka]]. The story, adapted by Trnka and [[Performer~P82883~Jiri Brdecka~jiribrdecka]], is the traditional one of the emperor who so loved the song of the nightingale that he purchased an artificial singing...more