The Adventures of Prince Achmed

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Release Date: September 03, 1926

Year    :   1926
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Production Companies    :   Comenius-Film GmbH
Director    :   Lotte Reiniger
Producers    :   Louis Hagen
Writers    :   Lotte Reiniger
RunTime    :   65 mins.

Based on stories from "The Arabian Nights". A wicked sorcerer tricks Prince Achmed into riding a magical flying horse. The heroic prince is able to subdue the magical horse, which he uses to fly off to many adventures. While travelling, he falls in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu, and must defeat an army of demons to win her heart. The film is animated using the silhouette technique.

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