The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

Director
Lotte Reiniger; Carl Koch

Main cast
Dana Dempsey

Genres
Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Foreign

Description
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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