After briefly covering the Dark Ages and setting the scene in Germany, the film introduces Till Eulenspeigel and his place in German literature. The remainder of the film is then devoted to an outdoor puppet show of one of Till’s stories which is about the finding of purses filled with gold pieces.
History → History
Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations
Literature → Literature
Music & Performing Arts → Puppet theater
Short films → Short films - United States
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)