Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed
English Title: The Adventures of Prince AchmedDie Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed (The Adventures of Prince Achmed) (1926) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
- Traditional Animation
- UFA, Comenius-Film GmbH
- Distributed by: Universum Film (Germany), University Arts Foundation (USA)
- Cartoon Characters: Prince Achmed, Princess Peri Banu, Sorcerer, Flying Horse, Aladdin, Witch of the Fiery Mountains, Monsters, Demons.
- Directed By Charlotte Lotte Reiniger, Carl Koch.
- Produced By Klaus-Peter Beyer.
- Animated By Charlotte Lotte Reiniger, Carl Koch, Walter Ruttmann, Berthold Bartosch, Walter Türck, Alexander Kardan.
- Written By Charlotte Lotte Reiniger.
- Music: Wolfgang Zeller, Helmut Imig, Torsten Scholz.
- Editor: Nina Goslar.
- Originally Released on September 03, 1926. (more dates ...)
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 65 minutes.
- Black & White, Tinted
A wicked sorcerer tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse and sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the magician's plan, and soars headlong into a series of wondrous adventures- joining forces with Aladdin and the... (more)
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"The Adventures of Prince Achmed."
"Les Aventures du Prince Ahmed (French)" and "Le Avventure del Principe Achmed (Italian)."
A silent film. Puppet and paper cut-out / silhouette animation. One of the earliest feature-length animated films (only two Argentinean films, both now lost, may predate it). Thus Prinzen Achmed is the oldest surviving animated feature. Lotte... (more)
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