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.

Credits

director

Gene Deitch

producer

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Kratky Film

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31367

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Czechoslovakia

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Czech Republic

Sound/audio

Sound

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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