The Tender tale of Cinderella penguin

Canada, 1981

Film
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A new look at a centuries-old fairy tale. Using a medieval style of illustration to animate the story of Cinderella, the film gives the leading role to a mistreated romantic penguin- with hilarious results. A story without words, set to a wide variety of musical selections, this spoof of the traditional tale will delight young and old.

Credits

producer/director

Janet Perlman

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33175

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Comedy

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Literature → Stories without words

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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