The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Date: 09/13/2019
Time: 3:45 pm-5:00 pm

This enchanting silent art film, which premiered in 1926, still stands as one of the great classics of animation. Taken from the Arabian Nights, the film tells the story of a wicked sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse, sending him off on a perilous flight. The prince, however, is clever and soars into a series of wondrous adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with demons, and falling in love with a princess. Children may get off the school bus with a note. Parents are welcome. This film is not rated. Please call the library circulation desk at 860-542-5075 to let us know you are coming.