Hansel And Gretel (1954) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Alternate Title: Hansel And Gretel: An Opera Fantasy

Hansel And Gretel (Hansel And Gretel: An Opera Fantasy) (1954) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Hansel And Gretel

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
  • Cartoon Characters: Hansel, Gretel, The Witch, Mother, Father, Dew Fairy, Sandman, Rosina Rubylips.
  • Voice Actors: Constance Brigham, Anna Russell, Mildred Dunnock, Frank Rogier, Helen Boatwright, Delbert Anderson.
  • Directed By Michael Myerberg, John Paul.
  • Produced By Michael Myerberg.
  • Awards: Award of Excellence, Film Advisory Board, Finalist, New England Film and Video Festival; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Engelbert Humperdinck.
  • Editor: James F. Barclay.
  • Originally Released on October 10, 1954.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 72 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

An "electronic puppet" version of the Englebert Humperdinck opera, adapted for children and using spoken dialogue as well as Humperdinck's music.

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "Hansel And Gretel: An Opera Fantasy."

Stop-action animation. The production used 35 hand-sculpted dolls. The "kinemin" characters, which took over 15 years to develop, were compounded of intricate armatures, a secret chemical mixture...  (more)

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