The Emperor's Nightingale

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
The Emperor's Nightingale
The Emperor's Nightingale FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byJiří Trnka
Miloš Makovec
Written byVítězslav Nezval
Hans Christian Andersen
Jiří Brdečka
Jiří Trnka
StarringHelena Patockova
Jaromir Sobotoa
Detsky pevecky sbor Jana Kuhna
CinematographyFerdinand Pecenka
Edited byHelena Lebdusková
Jiří Trnka
Release date
  • 15 April 1949 (1949-04-15)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryCzechoslovakia
LanguageCzech

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]

Cast[edit]

  • Helena Patočková as the girl
  • Jaromír Sobota as the boy
  • Dětský pěvecký sbor Jana Kuhna as chorus

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Jacobs, Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster, Tomohawk Press 2011 p 353
  2. ^ "Winners of the Golden Leopard". Locarno. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2012-08-12.

External links[edit]