Die Muminfamilie

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Die Muminfamilie
Die Muminfamilie.jpg
Country of origin West Germany
No. of episodes 12
Broadcast
Original run 1959 – 1961

Die Muminfamilie (Literally: The Moomin Family) was a West German television series released from 1959 to 1960 that was based on the Moomin books by Tove Jansson.[1] It was filmed in black and white and broadcast by ARD.[2] It was notably the first television series ever to be made based on the books. It was also the first TV-series produced by Augsburger Puppenkiste.[3] In all, 12 episodes were made.

Episode list[edit]

Season 1 (Die Muminfamilie) - 1959:

  1. Der geheimnisvolle Fund
  2. Die Verwandlung
  3. Der Urwald
  4. Der Ausflug
  5. Die Gäste
  6. Das große Fest

Season 2 (Sturm im Mumintal) - 1960:

  1. Sturm im Mumintal (sometimes seen as a different series from this point)
  2. Das Theater
  3. Emma
  4. Der Wald
  5. Die Generalprobe
  6. Zu Hause

DVD[edit]

The series was released as a part of a DVD box set containing other early children's television series produced in Germany by Augsburger Puppenkiste.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Otto Brunken, Reiner Wild. Geschichte der deutschen Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. Metzler, 2002. ISBN 9783476019028. 
  2. ^ Wolfgang Görke. Don Juan auf vier Beinen und andere Geschichten. BoD, 2009. ISBN 9783837052442. 
  3. ^ Christoph Schmitt. Adaptionen klassischer Märchen im Kinder- und Familienfernsehen. Haag und Herchen, 1993. ISBN 9783892289531. 
  4. ^ "Augsburger Schatzkiste - (10 DVDs)". Amazon.de. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2011-12-09. 

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