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The Legend of the Dragon

Japan, 1957 (MIFF 1958, Fun in the Drawing Room)

Director: Noburo Ofuji

Based on an old Japanese legend, this silhouette-film tells how the young god Susano &ndash: o &ndash: Nomikoto saved the life of the young prince by killing. the eight-headed giant snake.

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Sales Promotion - The Key to Efficiency

UK, 1958
An animated cartoon made for staff training, and serving as an introduction to a series of filmstrips. ... More »

Toccata for Toy Trains

USA, 1957
A film about toy trains-mostly old. A journey from roundhouse and yards to station, and out through countryside and village to destination. Characters and props are al! real toys. ... More »

The Little Chimney Sweep

Germany, 1952
Based on the 1935 version, this is among the wittiest of Lotte Reiniger's silhouette films, with a lively and original music track. A little chimney sweep outwits a gang of rogues who have kidnapped … More »

Gazouly, Petit Oiseau

France, 1953
Based on a story by Sonika Bo, this is a film about the life of a Paris sparrow. ... More »


UK, 1957
An animated cartoon giving a not too serious history of the evolution of telecommunications. ... More »

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