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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Shadow Play: The Animated Films of Lotte Reiniger • 1h 5m

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    Directed by Lotte Reiniger • 1922 • Germany

    One of Lotte Reiniger’s first forays into the world of fairy tales tells the story of a poor young man who sets out to rescue a Chinese princess imprisoned by her father in the tower of a pagoda.

  • The Secret of the Marquise

    Directed by Lotte Reiniger • 1922 • Germany

    Lotte Reiniger applies her charming cutout animation technique to this early advertisement for the Nivea skin care company.

  • DR. DOLITTLE: LION’S DEN: German Version

    Directed by Lotte Reiniger • 1923 • Germany

    The animals of Africa pitch in to help Dr. Dolittle tend to a troop of ailing gorillas, orangutans, and baboons.