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Feb 15 2017

Episode 87 – The Adventures of Prince Achmed

The Adventures of Prince AchmedOn this episode, we take a look at the oldest existing feature length animated film – The Adventures of Prince Achmed.  Our friend Cetius joins us to discuss this silent film created using silhouette.  It is remarkable to watch the film and recognize how much influence it has had on cinema over the years.  We highly recommend taking a look at this film.  You won’t be disappointed!

Next up, we will take a look at another groundbreaking animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
The Adventures of Prince Achmed poster Rating: 7.9/10 (3,958 votes)
Director: Lotte Reiniger, Carl Koch
Writer: N/A
Stars: N/A
Runtime: 81 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 20 Jun 1929
Plot: A handsome prince rides a flying horse to far-away lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting Aladdin, battling demons and falling in love with a princess.

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