The Silver whistle

United States, 1981

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A puppet animated fairytale, about a heroine who uses her magic whistle to break the spell of a beautiful but wicked witch, and charms a prince with her wit, goodness, prudence, and freckles. Designed to develop language arts skills. Charming and fey, this modern fairytale employs a crude and colourful animation style in the service of its gentle, whimsical nature.

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Credits

production company

FilmFair Communications

producer/director

Barbara Dourmashkin

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015843

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Puppet films

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Magic

Literature → Fairy tales

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Fairy tales

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Magic

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Witchcraft

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Witches

Music & Performing Arts → Magic

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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