SKU 5624

DIE SIEBEN RABEN (The Seven Ravens) (1937) * with switchable English subtitles *

Ferdinand Diehl Writers: Paul Diehl, Jacob Grimm
Reg. price: $13.99
On sale for: $9.99

This is the mysterious story of seven brothers, who, through a curse, are turned into ravens. Can they be saved? To try and do so, their sister embarks on a long journey full of surprises. This fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm was set to naturalistic and exciting animation by Ferdinand Diehl. It took over a year to shoot this full-length animation film using over 120 puppets. It's considered a masterpiece of the Diehl brothers. 

Die geheimnisvolle Geschichte der sieben Brüder, die durch einen Fluch in Raben verwandelt werden. Können sie gerettet werden? Ihre Schwester macht sich auf einen langen Weg voller Überraschungen. Das Märchen der Gebrüder Grimm setzte Ferdinand Diehl spannend und naturalistisch in Szene. Über ein Jahr dauerten die Dreharbeiten zu diesem ersten abendfüllenden deutschen Puppenanimationsfilm, bei dem 120 Puppen eingesetzt wurden. Der Film gilt als das Meisterwerk der Gebrüder Diehl.

DVD-R is in German with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 57 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality! 


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Incredible puppetry, 3/29/2021 4:29 PM
From: Wolfie
Isn't it funny how many of these old movies do better in the 'special effects' department than most modern productions, despite - or because of - the fact that they did EVERYTHING by hand.......
Fairy Tales are coded lessons, descriptions of natural events. Can YOU solve this riddle....?
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