The Chaparral prince

United States, 1982

Film
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Based on a short story by O Henry, it tells the story of frail young Lena, who is hired out by her father to a wicked innkeeper. Lena finds escape in a book of fairy tales about handsome princes who save maidens in distress. When the innkeeper throws the book on the fire, a chain of events is started which proves to Lena that fairy tales can come true. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

Credits

production company

Highgate Pictures

producer

Elaine Sperber

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323638

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Fairy tales - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

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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