Jim Henson's the storyteller. Vol. 3

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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Three folktales narrated by John Hurt featuring live action and characters created by Jim Henson. 1. “Soldier and death” A Russian story of a soldier with a magic sack who captures death and the resulting havoc it causes. 2. “Sapsorrow” A German Cinderella type tale of three sisters. 3. “True bride” A German story of a wicked troll mistreating his orphan servant Anya and a lion with magic gifts who helps her.

Credits

co-director

Peter Smith

Steve Barron

Jim Henson

producer

Duncan Kenworthy

production company

TVS Films

Jim Henson Productions

Duration

01:12:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37809

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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