The Adventures of Prince Achmed with Cultural Historian Marina Warner

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Novelist, critic and cultural historian Marina Warner joins moderator Peter Bloom (Film and Media Studies, UCSB) to discuss the film The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed, 1926) and the various interpretations of the Arabian Nights. Series: "Carsey-Wolf Center" [Show ID: 33756]

Well thank you for being here with us so once again I'm speaking with marina Warner a cultural critic and a well known author whose book and that will be in a sense drawing on stranger magic treats some of the themes that come up in this film there is. A whole discussion of lucky running here and her history and the development of this film but also because the film is about were relies on stories from the Arabian nights. We see that there are all these invented tales that are connected to it so thanks again for ...

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