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The Beautiful Lukanida

Animated Film
Russia
1912
10 minutes
subtitles: 
Russian Captions

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Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
In this film the tale of a beautiful king’s daughter and her prince is staged with animated bugs. It was screened in a cinema in 1912 as the first puppet animation ever and laid the foundations for Starewicz’s success.

The Cameraman's Revenge

Animated Film
Russia
1912
12 minutes
subtitles: 
Russian Captions

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Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
Władyslaw Starewicz
Infidelity among beetles and grashoppers. When the husband discovers the infidelity of his wife, he films her with her lover and shows the film in the local cinema.
This 100-year-old film not only shows Starewicz's outstanding talent but has remained quite up to date even today.