The Emperor's Nightingale (1949)

Director
Ji?í Trnka; Miloš Makovec

Main cast
Boris Karloff; Helena Pato?ková; Jaromír Sobota

Genres
Animation, Family, Fantasy

Description
Adaptation of a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, about an emperor who prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale. When the Emperor is near death, the nightingale's song restores his health.


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