A traditional Japanese story told with animated puppets. An elderly peasant cottage weaver frees a crane from a trap and his kindness is rewarded unexpectedly by magical gifts. The tale unfolds against a backdrop of colourful snow.
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In ACMI's collection
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)