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The Donkey, Herring and the Witch's Broom (1969)

Original title: Eesel, heeringas ja nõialuud

Animation Duration 15:31

The first piece is based on an Indian fairy-tale “A Meditation of the Donkey”. It is a story about a donkey who wants to win favour with its master and starts to mock the master’s favourite – his dog. The second piece is based on a Czech fairy-tale “The Witch’s Broom”. It tells of two boys, who find a broom of a witch and start to fly with it.

Director: Elbert Tuganov

Keywords: misunderstandings | accident | unequal treatment | donkey | heeringas | inconsideration | alarm | punishing | seizing | dog | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 15:31


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Director Elbert Tuganov
Screenwriter Elbert Tuganov
Cinematographer Arvo Nuut
Art Director Jutta Maisaar
Animator Aarne Ahi | Heikki Krimm | Valentin Kuik
Composer Ülo Vinter
Content Editor Silvia Kiik
Managing Director Vladimir Korinfski

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