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The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) 

featuring live accompaniment by The Silent Cinema Trio

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Doors: 7:00 PM
Showtime: 7:30 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
Tickets: $12.00 (6.00 Concert Member and children under 12)*



Hailed as the first feature-length animated film in the history of cinema, this captivating film by pioneering animator Lotte Reiniger tells the story of Prince Achmed's magical adventures.
Based on stories from “The Arabian Nights,” Prince Achmed is tricked by a wicked sorcerer to ride a magical flying horse in this animated feature. The heroic prince finds himself on many an adventure once he learns to harness the magical creature. On his travels, he encounters and falls in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu and defeats an army of demons to win her heart. 

Total running time: 72 minutes

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