The Magic tree

United States, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “African folklore”.
A haunting tale from the Congo about Movgumgu, a homely, unloved boy who leaves his family for a lonely river voyage. Relates his experiences with a Magic Tree which he finds in a river clearing.

Credits

director

Gerald McDermott

production company

Landmark Educational Media

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32535

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Folk literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Folk literature, African

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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