The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed, 1926) – Damn, that was pretty. The problem, however, with silent silhouette animation is that characters can start to become indistinguishable. We’re still not quite sure whether Achmed, Aladdin or the Witch said “Kill the magician and the lamp is yours!”
Still, very pretty, and the music was excellent. I strongly recommend The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello to anyone who enjoys this film, and vice versa.
This Friday, we will be watching The Wizard (1989). Join us if you like.