Song of the prairie

Czechoslovakia, 1951

Film
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An animated puppet satire on the American western genre. Amusing stereotypes of typical characters from cowboy films which range from the whisky-swilling stagecoach driver and evil villain to the innocent heroine and singing hero. Music by Jan Rychlik.

Credits

director

Jiri Trnka

production company

Contemporary Films

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28722

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Czechoslovakia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Czech Republic

Westerns

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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