Puppetry: string marionettes

United Kingdom, 1947

Film
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Describes the making of a puppet in detail from the carving of the head to the fitting of the strings. Close-ups show how the movements of the various limbs are achieved and finally the film portrays a brief episode in the story of Hansel and Gretel.

Credits

producer

Frank Haines

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27657

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Puppet making

Music & Performing Arts → Marionettes

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet theater

Music & Performing Arts → Puppeteers

Music & Performing Arts → Puppets

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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