Jim Henson's the storyteller. vol. 2

United Kingdom, 1988

Film
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Three folktales narrated by John Hurt featuring live action and characters created by Jim Henson. 1. “The luck child” A Russian story of a seventh son and the power of prophecies. 2. “The three ravens” A German tale of enchantment by a wicked witch turning children into ravens and the spell broken by the king’s daughter being able to keep silent. 3. “Heartless giant” A German tale of a giant with no heart terrorising a country and the king’s son who befriends him and searches for his heart.

Credits

production company

Jim Henson Productions

TVS Films

producer

Duncan Kenworthy

co-director

Jon Amiel

Paul Weiland

Jim Henson

Duration

01:15:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325184

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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