The Adventures Of Prince Achmed Blu-Ray + DVD

The Adventures Of Prince Achmed Blu-Ray + DVD
The Adventures Of Prince Achmed Blu-Ray + DVD The Adventures Of Prince Achmed Blu-Ray + DVD
Lotte Reiniger's beautiful silhouette animation brings to life magical tales from the Arabian Nights. Handsome young prince Achmed plunges into a series of exciting escapades that take him from Baghdad to China via the enchanted land of Wak-Wak. Demons, witches and princesses move through intricate and colourful worlds in this exquisite and influential film, which is presented here with a choice of soundtracks and a selection of rarely seen sort films.

Special Features
Original Orchestral Score By Wolfgang Zeller, Newly Recorded Alternative Narration Based On Lotte Reiniger's Own Translation Of Her German Text, Spoken By Actress Penelope McGhie, The Adventures Of Dr. Dolittle (Lotte Reiniger, 1928, 33 Mins): A Series Of Three Short Films Based On The Classic Stories By Hugh Lofting, The Flying Coffer (Lotter Reiniger, 1921, 9 Mins): A Poor Young Fisherman Tries To Rescue The Emperor Of China's Daughter, The Secret Of The Marquise (Lotte Reiniger, 1922, 2 Mins): An Early Advert For Nivea Skincare Products, The Star Of Bethlehem (Vivian Milroy, 1956, 18 Mins): The Nativity Story With Music Performed By The Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, The Lost Son (Lotte Reiniger, 1974, 14 Mins): The New Testament Parable Animated In Lotte Reiniger's Style, Fully Illustrated Booklet With Newly Commissioned Essays By Jez Stewart And Philip Kemp, And A Contribution By Marina Warner
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioGerman PCM Mono Audio 2.0, German Dolby Digital Mono Audio 2.0
BBFCPG
Case TypeAmaray Single
ColourColour
DirectorLotte Reiniger,Carl Koch
Discs2
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
LanguageGerman
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2013-08-19
Run Time67
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
SubtitleGerman
Year1926

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