Winter 2006–2007

Cover Story

Still from Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), the oldest surviving animated feature film. Reiniger, who cut all the silhouettes for the film over a period of three years, was described by Jean Renoir as having been “born with magic hands.” The film was recently presented as part of the exhibition “The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America” at the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 14 October 2006–21 January 2007. Courtesy of Milestone Film & Video.

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