Thursday, June 19, 2008

Lotte Reiniger (1899 -1981)

This is "The Chimney Sweep" by Lotte Reiniger,1955 (uploaded to YouTube by maydoll where you can see more of Lotte Reiniger's silhouette animations). Read about this remarkable German film artist here and here . You can get a DVD of her historically important animated feature film of 1926 on amazon :the oldest extant animated feature, " The Adventures of Prince Achmed".

The Art of Amy Crehore

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