Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor

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Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor
Original Czech poster
Original Czech poster
Directed by Karel Zeman
Written by Jiří Gold
Karel Zeman
Narrated by Jan Tříska
Music by František Belfín
Cinematography Bohuslav Pikhart
Edited by Ivan Matouš
Release date(s) 1974
Running time 92 minutes
Country Czechoslovakia
Language Czech

Pohádky tisíce a jedné noci (literally Tales of 1,001 Nights) is a 1974 Czech animated film directed by Karel Zeman. The film combines the voyages of Sindbad the Sailor with elements of other tales from the Arabian Nights. Released in America as Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor,[1] it is also known as A Thousand and One Nights.[2] The film was animated using paper cutouts and draws its visual inspiration from Persian miniatures.[3]

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The First Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short Dobrodružství námořníka Sindibáda (literally "Adventures of Sindbad the Sailor," 14 minutes, 1971).[4]

The Second Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short Druhá cesta námořníka Sindibáda (lit. "The Second Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor," 13 min., 1972).[5]

The Third Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short V zemi obrů (lit. "In the Land of Giants," 13 min., 1973).[6]

The Fourth Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short Magnetová hora (lit. "The Magnet Mountain," 15 min., 1973).[7]

The Fifth Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short Létající koberec (lit. "The Flying Carpet," 11 min., 1973).[8]

The Sixth Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short Mořský sultán (lit. "The Sultan of the Sea," 10 min., 1974).[9]

The Seventh Voyage[edit]

Originally released as the short Zkrocený démon (lit. "Taming the Demon," 12 min., 1974).[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adventures of Sindbad the Sailor". WorldCat. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "A Thousand and One Nights (1974)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Hames, Peter (2009). Czech and Slovak Cinema: Theme and Tradition. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. p. 198. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Dobrodruzství námorníka Sindibáda (1971)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Druhá cesta námorníka Sindibáda (1972)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "V zemi obru. Tretí cesta námorníka Sindibáda (1973)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Magnetová hora. Ctvrtá cesta námorníka Sindibáda (1973)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Létající koberec. Pátá cesta námorníka Sindibáda (1973)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Morský sultán. Sestá cesta námorníka Sindibáda (1974)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  10. ^ "Zkrocený démon. Sedmá cesta námorníka Sindibáda (1974)". IMDb. Retrieved 16 February 2014.