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The Adventures of Prince Achmed Screening

* Saturday, February 12, 2000. Ontario, Canada.

Cinematheque Ontario will present Lotte Reiniger's timeless silhouette

animation, THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED (DIE ABENTEUER DES PRINZEN

ACHMED). The story is adapted from the "Tales of the Arabian Nights." The

film, that took Reiniger two years to make, captures fantasy, romance,

adventure, and humor. The screening will begin at 2 pm. The Jackman Hall

Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to the first screening of the day. Ticket

prices are Members: CA$4.80; Non-Members: $8.00; Student Members/Seniors:

$4.25; Persons under 18 years of age (all-ages screenings only): $4.80. For

more information, consult Cinematheque Ontario's Winter 2000 Programme

Guide at (416) 968-FILM, or see the official website at

www.bell.ca/filmfest.

Read more about Lotte Reiniger in William Moritz's

Animation

World Magazine article.

Cartoon historian Leslie Cabarga

interviews

famous animators from beyond

the grave like Lotte Reiniger, Winsor McCay, Georges Méliès, Max Fleischer,

Walt Disney, Pat Sullivan, Otto Messmer and Tex Avery.

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