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Films By Paul Grimault

A classic touchstone of animation in Europe, this award-winning gem has rarely been seen by English-speaking audiences. ... The kingdom of Tachycardia is ruled over by the mean-tempered King Charles - he hates everyone, and everyone hates him right back. So much so that when the king becomes ... Read more
A primitive tribe lives isolated in an oasis. The ground is scattered with precious stones and on top of a totem pole glitters the most beautiful diamond in the world. ... One day an unscrupulous traveller arrives in a flying machine. He tries to get the jewel in exchange for some umbrellas, whose ... Read more
In the kingdom of Takicardie. a cross¬eyed, pinched-face tyrant. King Charles V + 111 = V111 + V111 = XV1, loves a charming shepherdess. But she loves and is loved by a little chimneysweep. Aided by a wily, impertinent mockingbird, who wears a top-hat and nests above the king's private ... Read more
A story by Ambrose (°‘Billcr") Bierce. ... who will be remembered for his ... “Incident at Owl Creek Bridge". A ... starving orphan girl on Christmas ... night. dreaming of goodies, has a tart ... plop at her feet as midnight strikes. ... She holds out her apron for more- ... and gets it. ... Read more
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