Krakonos, the Mountain King and the Cobbler

Czechoslovakia, 1975

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Animated puppet film concerning a cobbler’s wife who is saddened by the roguish antics of her husband. When the cobbler steals a goat and incurs the wrath of an angry farmer his wife appeals to Krakonos the Mountain King for help. Krakonos changes the cobbler into a scarecrow until he repents of his evil ways.

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