Krakonos and Matty the Glassman

Czechoslovakia, 1977

Film
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Animated puppet story about Matty, a poor glassmaker, who vows to marry his sweetheart Cordelia when he gains some money. On the way to the market Matty stops to drink with a friend and loses his wares. Angry at Matty for his recklessness, Cordelia calls on Krakonos the Mountain King to devise a test for Matty so he can prove his worth.

Credits

director

Barbara Thiems

production company

Kratky Film

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34989

Subject categories

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

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Czechoslovakia

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Czech Republic

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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