The Emperor's Nightingale

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The Emperor's Nightingale
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Directed by Jiří Trnka
Miloš Makovec
Written by Vítězslav Nezval
Hans Christian Andersen
Jiří Brdečka
Jiří Trnka
Starring Helena Patockova
Jaromir Sobotoa
Detsky pevecky sbor Jana Kuhna
Cinematography Ferdinand Pecenka
Editing by Helena Lebdusková
Jiří Trnka
Release dates 15 April 1949
Running time 72 minutes
Country Czechoslovakia
Language Czech

The Emperor's Nightingale (Czech: Císařův slavík) is a 1949 Czechoslovak animated film directed by Jiří Trnka and Miloš Makovec. The film is based on the fairy tale The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen. Boris Karloff provides the voice of the narrator in an American dubbed version.[1] The film won the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival.[2]

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  1. ^ Stephen Jacobs, Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster, Tomohawk Press 2011 p 353
  2. ^ "Winners of the Golden Leopard". Locarno. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 

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