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Primrose Productions

Overview
Works: 36 works in 44 publications in 3 languages and 106 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  History 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4334
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Most widely held works by Primrose Productions
The Lotte Reiniger compilation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 29 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 16 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
Lotte Reiniger the fairy tale films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 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
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Premiered in Germany in 1926 and is based on the stories from "The Arabian nights", this movie has been hailed as the first full-length animated film. This is the story of a wicked sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse intending to send the rider off on a flight to his death
Jack and the beanstalk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated paper silhouettes moving in profile against a multi-colored background retell the popular fairy-tale about the giant who topples to his death and disappears into the ground when Jack chops down the beanstalk
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 Gallant little tailor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 3 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 ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: 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
Galathea das lebende Marmorbild ( 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 Frog Prince by Lotte Reininger ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: 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
Papageno ( 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
The art of Lotte Reiniger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 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
Lotte Reiniger : the fairy tale films by Lotte Reiniger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Certificate PG. Running time 197 minutes. Disc one contains: Cinderella (1922), The Death-Feigning Chinaman (1928), The Golden Goose (1944), Aladdin and the Magic Lamp (1954), The Frog Prince (1954), The Gallant Little Tailor (1954), Sleeping Beauty (1954), Snow White and Rose Red (1954), Cinderella (1954), and Puss in Boots (1954). Disc two contains: The Magic Horse (1954), The Grasshopper and the Ant (1954), The Three Wishes (1954), Thumbelina (1954), The Caliph Stork (1954), Hansel and Gretel (1954), Jack and the Beanstalk (1954), The Little Chimney Sweep (1955), and The Frog Prince (1961). Extras include The Art of Lotte Reiniger
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
Puss in boots ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summary: A silhouette film which tells Charles Perrault's famous story about a miller's youngest son whose only possession in the world is a cat. The cat adores its master and having received the gift of speech, proceeds to get him the title of Marquis of Calabas, a set of new clothes, a castle and the king's daughter in marriage
Jack and the beanstalk by Lotte Reiniger ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summary: 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
Heute: Papageno ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Animated silhouettes depict Papageno, the happy bird catcher of Mozart's Magic Flute
Puss in boots by Lotte Reiniger ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Lion's den ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summary: 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
The little chimney sweep ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summary: The story of this silhouette film is set in the London of 1709, during the reign of Queen Anne. It tells of how a rich young heiress is kidnapped on her way to the opera by a wicked nobleman, who is after her money. Her cry for help is heard by a little chimney sweep, who had earlier come down the wrong chimney and had entertained her. He succeeds in getting help and she is rescued in the nick of time when the villain takes her to a boat in the harbour
 
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Languages
English (21)
German (5)
French (1)