The Staunch tin soldier

Denmark, 1955

Film
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A puppet film for children based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. Tin soldiers are cast and appear among the other toys on the birthday table. At night the toys come to life and the staunch tin soldier who has only one leg, falls in love with the little dancer.

Credits

producer/director

Ivo Caprino

production company

Dansk Kulturfilm

Language

English

Duration

00:13:10:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28899

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Puppet films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Literature → Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Fairy tales - Film and video adaptations

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Denmark

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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