The Beast of Monsieur Racine

Czechoslovakia, 1974

Film
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Presents an animated adaptation of the story of the same title by Tomi Ungerer in which Monsieur Racine discovers a strange creature in his backyard. Tells how he becomes good friends with the creature but still cannot identify it and relates how he visits the Academy of Science in Paris for help. Animators include Irena Jandova, Milan Klikar, Vera Kudinova, Bohumil Sejda. Suitable for lower and middle primary levels.

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Credits

producer

Morton Schindel

production company

Kratky Film

Weston Woods Studios

director

Gene Deitch

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Czechoslovakia
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323336

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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