The Adventures Of Prince Achmed

Comenius-Film GmbH (1926)
Animation, Drama, Adventure, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Silent
Germany | English | Black/White | 1h 5min

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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Director Lotte Reiniger
Carl Koch
Writer Lotte Reiniger
Photography Carl Koch
Musician Wolfgang Zeller


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
784148008158 Blu-ray 1 Nov 13, 2018
5035673005231 Blu-ray 2 Jul 23, 2001
9783848885053 Blu-ray
014381101720 DVD 1 Dec 03, 2002
784148008141 DVD 1 Nov 29, 2011
5035673011652 DVD
3333297198585 2 Nov 19, 2008