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.
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Animation → Animated films - United States
Childrens Films → Children 6-12
Childrens Films → Children's films - United States
Literature → Folk literature - Film and video adaptations
Literature → Folk literature, African
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)