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Primrose Productions

Overview
Works: 34 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Silent films  Puppet films  Televised operas 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Primrose Productions
Lotte Reiniger : the fairy tale films by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lotte Reiniger was one of the twentieth century's major animation artists, pioneering a distinctive style of black and white silhouette animation in her interpretations of classic nyths and fairy tales ... With wonderful music tracks and charming narrations, these enchanting films will appeal to children and adults alike."--Container
The Lotte Reiniger compilation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five animated silhouette films by Lotte Reiniger, followed by a documentary on her life and work
The Lotte Reiniger compilation( Visual )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life work of Lotte Reiniger showing five of her animated films. Tells how she cuts and wires her intricately detailed, realistic paper figures for her shadow theater and film productions. Lotte Reiniger is shown talking about her life
The art of Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits animation artist, Lotte Reiniger, at work in her studio as she demonstrates the cutout techniques developed in Germany more than fifty years ago. Uses sequences from her films and discusses the literature from which she has drawn inspiration
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed = The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of 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
The Gallant little tailor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated paper silhouettes in the tradition of the shadow theater depict the Grimm fairy tale about the little tailor who kills seven flies at one stroke
Aladdin and the magic lamp by James Howard Kunstler( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous Arabian Nights story of Aladdin told in silhouette form. Aladdin, a tailor in Bagdad, is asked by a sorcerer to climb down a well and fetch a magic lamp that is kept in a cave underneath. An attempt by the sorcerer to trap him in the cave fails and with the help of the genie of the lamp Aladdin soon becomes rich and marries the caliph's daughter. One day the sorcerer comes around and Aladdin's wife innocently exchanges the old lamp for a new one. In the end Aladdin succeeds in getting it back however and everything ends happily
The Star of Bethlehem ; When the littlest camel knelt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frog prince by Edith Tarcov( Visual )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A silhouette treatment of the fairy-tale by the brothers Grimm, about a princess who is presented with a golden ball by her father. While playing with it, it falls into a well and a frog offers to fetch it for her if in return he becomes her friend and can eat with her in the palace. Although later she regrets having made the promise, she is forced to keep it. Everything ends happily though as the frog turns out to be a bewitched prince who asks her to become his wife
Galathea : das lebende Marmorbild by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer of silhouette animation, Lotte Reiniger, uses this technique in a retelling of the Greek legend in which the sculptor, Pygmalion, brings a statue to life
The tragic plunge, chapter seven of the original Perils of Pauline ; A sublime sacrifice ; Lines of white on a sullen sea( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this silhouette version of the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel loose their way in the forest. They find a little house whose occupant, a witch, puts Hansel into a cage with a goose to be attened for eating. With the aid of this goose and a squirrel Hansel and Gretel escape, and, after they break the witch's magic stick, both the witch and her house disappear and the squirrel leads then home again
Papageno die schönsten Musikfilme von Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three animated music films by the early German experimental animation pioneer Lotte Reiniger, plus one short documentary film showing her at work cutting and wiring her intricately detailed paper figures for her shadow theater and film productions
Jack and the beanstalk by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous tale is shown here is silhouette form. Jack is told by his mother to take a pig to market and sell it. He trades it in for a bag of beans instead. His mother is very upset but the beans turn out to be magic ones. When planted they grow to a tremendous height. Jack climbs up the stalk and finds a castle at the top belonging to a giant. He meets the giant's daughter but when the giant returns Jack has to flee taking a magic hen with him. He is chased down the beanstalk by the giant but manages to cut it down just in time
Reclaiming American history from paper rolls by the Renovare process( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describes the project to convert over two million feet of original positive photographic paper rolls in the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress to 16 mm. safety film. Follows the steps in the conversion process used by the Renovare Film Company, including the frame-by-frame photographing of the paper prints. Includes scenes from some of the pre-1912 films reproduced
Leonera = Lion's den by Pablo Trapero( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tells Hugh Lofting's story of Dr. Dolittle's adventure nursing the sick monkeys. Palm leaves make the hospital huts and the animals of the jungle assist the doctor. The patients clamour for his delicious medicine, but everything changes when the fierce lion appears on the scene, roaring that the doctor must leave his domain. The lion is very proud of himself, but the lioness is furious and the lion is forced to beg Dr. Dolittle to stay. Now the lion is on his side and he also helps to cure the monkeys
Puss in boots by Lotte Reiniger( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lotte Reiniger's art = Lotte Reiniger bei der arbeit( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A detailed description of the silhouette art of Lotte Reiniger. Between 1923 and 1926 Miss Reiniger made the first full-length animated film The Adventures of Prince Achmed, inspired by the art of shadow plays. Miss Reiniger and her husband also developed the technique of colour silhouette film
 
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Languages
English (28)

German (5)