Jim Henson's the storyteller. Vol. 1

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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Three folktales narrated by John Hurt featuring live action and characters created by Jim Henson. 1. “Hans my hedgehog” A German story about a cursed half-boy, half-hedgehog who can only be freed by loyal love. 2. “A Story Short” A Celtic tale of a storyteller who, if he fails to tell his king a story nightly for a year, will be thrown into a pot of boiling oil. 3. “Fearnot” A German story of a boy who does not know what fear is and attempts to find out.

Credits

production company

Jim Henson Productions

TVS Films

co-producer

Mark Shivas

Duncan Kenworthy

co-director

Steve Barron

Charles Sturridge

Duration

01:15:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325180

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

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

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Literature → Fairy tales - Film and video adaptations

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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