The Emperor and the abbot

United States, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “Storybook International”.
An unkind Emperor decides that the local Abbot is enjoying his life too much and gives him three almost impossible riddles to solve. A shepherd comes to the rescue of the Abbot and saves him from humiliation. A French/Austrian tale.

Credits

producer

Barry Levinson

production company

Hemisphere Productions

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Appears in

Storybook International

Group of items

Storybook International

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33231

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Fairy tales - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Storytelling

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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