Krakonos and Matty the Glassman

Czechoslovakia, 1977

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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.

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