WorldCat Identities

Primrose Productions

Overview
Works: 34 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 113 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Musical films  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five animated silhouette films by Lotte Reiniger, followed by a documentary on her life and work
Lotte Reiniger : the fairy tale films by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 23 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 )

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

Jack and the beanstalk : an adventure of gigantic proportions by Eric Metaxas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 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
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

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
The frog prince by Edith Tarcov( Visual )

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

Animated silhouettes portray the Grimm Brothers' folk tale of the proud princess whose golden ball is retrieved from the well by a frog
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The familiar fairy tale about the sleeping princess awakened by a kiss from Prince Charming, retold in cutout silhouettes
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
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 by Lotte Reiniger( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Caliph stork( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Silhouette film about the young Caliph of Baghdad who, with his grand vizier, is tricked into turning himself into a stork by sniffing a magic powder provided by his wicked uncle. Having forgotten the magic words which would break the spell, they leave Baghdad and in the ruins of an old castle find an imprisoned owl. They free him and all three set about finding the magic words. This accomplished, the owl turns out to be a beautiful girl and the wicked uncle is forced to turn himself into a stork and is put in a cage
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
 
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Languages
English (27)

German (5)