The Swineherd (K)

United States, 1974

Film
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A spoiled princess scorns the love of a worthy prince yet will kiss a swineherd a hundred times for a silly musical toy. An adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story that uses original illustrations from the book by Bjorn Wiinblad. Interesting animation by Gene Deitch with touches of irony in narration. Suitable for lower and middle primary levels.

Credits

director

Gene Deitch

producer

Paul Hammerich

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:13:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36564

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

People → Wiinblad, Bjorn

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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