Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor

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]

Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor
Original Czech poster
Directed byKarel Zeman
Written byJiří Gold
Karel Zeman
Narrated byJan Tříska
Music byFrantišek Belfín
CinematographyBohuslav Pikhart
Edited byIvan Matouš
Release date
  • November 1, 1974 (1974-11-01)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryCzechoslovakia
LanguageCzech

Synopsis

The First Voyage

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

The Second Voyage

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

The Third Voyage

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

The Fourth Voyage

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

The Fifth Voyage

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

The Sixth Voyage

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

The Seventh Voyage

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

References

  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.


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