Aladdin and His Magic Lamp (1970 film)

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp (French: Aladin et la Lampe Merveilleuse) is a 1970 French animated film directed by Jean Image. It is loosely based on the Arabian Nights tale of Aladdin. Made by Image's fifty-artist crew on a limited schedule in 1969 (from April to November of that year), the film proved successful with children upon its original release.

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp
Directed byJean Image
Written byFrance Image
Jean Image
StarringGaston Guez
Henri Virlojeux
Claire Guibert
René Hiéronimus
Lucie Dolène
Fred Pasquali
Georges Atlas
Richard Francoeur
Michel Gudin
Paul Guez
Jean-Pierre Leroux
Lita Recio
Music byFred Freed
CinematographyPer Olaf Csongova
Production
company
Films Jean Image
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • 28 January 1970 (1970-01-28) (France)
  • 1 July 1975 (1975-07-01) (U.S.)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

Paramount Pictures, who picked up the American rights for the film, released it on July 1, 1975, as part of its Saturday "Family Matinee" cinema program. It was Image's second and final film to receive a U.S. release.

Voice cast

  • Gaston Guez as Aladdin
  • Henri Virlojeux as African magician
  • Claire Guibert as mother of Aladdin
  • René Hiéronimus as Hou-hou
  • Lucie Dolène as princess
  • Fred Pasquali as the genie of the ring
  • Georges Atlas as the genie of the lamp
  • Richard Francoeur as the sultan
  • Michel Gudin as the narrator
  • Paul Guez as Aladdin as child
  • Jean-Pierre Leroux as Aladdin as teenager
  • Lita Recio as Can-Can

See also

  • List of animated feature-length films

References

  • Beck, Jerry (2005), p. 9. The Animated Movie Guide. ISBN 1-55652-591-5. Chicago Reader Press. Retrieved April 6, 2007.


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