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THE SHOP FLOOR PROJECT

Lotte Reiniger | The Fairy Tale Films 1922

£14.50

THE SHOP FLOOR PROJECT

Lotte Reiniger | The Fairy Tale Films 1922

£14.50

 

Lotte Reiniger | The Fairy Tale Films 1922

We are very excited to add this magical box set of films to our collection, by one of our favourite artists, Lotte Reiniger (1899 –1981). Each Christmas we settle down with hot toddies, light the fire and watch these emotive, early paper-cut animations.

Charlotte "Lotte" Reiniger was a German film maker and the foremost pioneer of silhouette animation. Reiniger made more than 40 films over her career, she created the oldest surviving feature-length animated film, preceding Walt Disney's feature-length Snow White by over ten years. 

Please Note: This is Region 2 DVD and may not be viewable outside UK/Europe, unless you have a multi-region dvd player.

THE DVD includes: Two-volume collection of films from the pioneer of silhouette animation, Lotte Reiniger. The titles comprise: 'Cinderella' (1922), 'The Death Feigning Chinaman' (1928), 'The Golden Goose' (1944), 'Aladdin and His Magic Lamp' (1954), 'The Frog Prince' (1954), 'The Gallant Little Tailor' (1954), 'Sleeping Beauty' (1954), 'Snow White and Rose Red' (1954), 'Cinderella' (1954), 'Puss in Boots' (1954), 'The Magic Horse' (1954), 'The Grasshopper and the Ant' (1954), 'The Three Wishes' (1954), 'Thumbelina' (1954), 'The Caliph Stork' (1954), 'Hansel and Gretel' (1954), 'Jack and the Beanstalk' (1955), 'The Little Chimney Sweep' (1956), 'The Frog Prince' (1961), 'The Art of Lotte Reiniger' (1970) and 'Mike Figgis's Selection' (2008).