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The Adventures of Prince Achmed Details

  • Release Date: Jul 15, 1926
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 0 min.
  • Genres: Animated, Sci-Fi/Fantasy


German director [[Performer~P107898~Lotte Reiniger~lottereiniger]] spent three years making this silent animated film based on the Arabian Nights legends. The dashing Prince Achmed saves a lovely damsel from evil witches and mythical beasts, as well as discovering Aladdin's lamp, all in the primitive but intriguing silhouette style of animation which [[Performer~P107898~Reiniger~lottereiniger]] herself developed. The film's 65-minute running time gave it the distinction of being the first animated feature in the world, but only one copy remained in existence until [[Performer~P107898~Reiniger~lottereiniger]] supervised the striking of newly tinted negatives in the early '70s. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

  • Release date:July 15, 1926



Wolfgang Zeller
Composer (Music Score)

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