While travelling, he falls in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu, and must defeat an … The Adventures of Prince Achmed was a blending of elements from two Arabian Nights tales: Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp and The Story of Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou. took three years to complete "Achmed." Report. The Adventures of Prince Achmed - Trailer.

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1:49. The heroic prince is able to subdue the magical horse, which he uses to fly off to many adventures. The Adventures of Prince Achmed (German: Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed) is a 1926 German animated fairytale film by Lotte Reiniger.It is the oldest surviving animated feature film; two earlier ones were made in Argentina by Quirino Cristiani, but they are considered lost. Working in a converted garage, Reininger and her two assistants (one of whom specialized in magical soap bubble effects!) For once there is no ambiguity: "The Adventures of Prince Achmed" is definitely the first feature length animated cartoon. Format: DVD. Playing next. Lotte Reiniger - The Adventures of Prince Achmed.

It is not a direct retelling of either story, it borrowed scraps here and there to weave a new tale. Browse more videos.

Based on stories from “The Arabian Nights.” A wicked sorcerer tricks Prince Achmed into riding a magical flying horse. The Adventures of Prince Achmed Lotte Reiniger (Actor, Director), Carl Koch (Actor) Rated: NR.