Adventures of Prince Achmed | Milestone Films
Adventures of Prince Achmed

Adventures of Prince Achmed

When The Adventures of Prince Achmed premiered in Germany on September 23, 1926 it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. More than seventy-five years later, this enchanting film still stands as one of the great classics of animation — beautiful, mesmerizing and utterly seductive.

Taken from The Arabian Nights, the film tells the story of a wicked sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse and sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the magician’s plan, and soars headlong into a series of wondrous adventures — joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu.

This cinematic treasure has been beautifully restored with its spectacular color tinting and with a new orchestral recording of the magnificent 1926 score by Wolfgang Zeller. Thrilling, sensuous and dazzling, Prince Achmed will enthrall children and film enthusiasts of all ages. This collector's edition includes a marvelous 60-minute documentary on pioneer animator Lotte Reiniger and a 1921 commercial she did for a beauty cream company!

Also available in beautiful hand-tinted and toned 35mm prints for theatrical and nontheatrical screenings. Please, contact Milestone for price and availability!

This DVD is also available for Institutional Purchase, which includes public performance rights and a 3-year streaming license. Please click on the “Format” button and select “DVD Institutional Rate.”


Type: DVD

Vendor: Milestone Films


Pin It

Related Items

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley
$24.95
from $19.96
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley
Sale
Quick Shop
Araya
$29.95
from $23.96
Araya
Sale
Quick Shop
Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room
$29.95
from $23.96
Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room
Sale
Quick Shop
Back to God's Country: The Films of Nell Shipman
$19.95
from $15.97
Back to God's Country: The Films of Nell Shipman
Sale
Quick Shop
Shopify secure badge