The New Gulliver (Новый Гулливер, 1935) by Aleksandr Ptushko

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The New Gulliver
Новый Гулливер
Novyy Gulliver (ru)
Le nouveau Gulliver (fr)
Nový Gulliver (sk)

Year 1935
Director(s) Ptushko Aleksandr
Studio(s) Moscow Cinema Factory
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Comedy
Literature (non-Rus./USSR)
Musical/Opera
Politics
War & battles
Animation Type(s)  Live-action
Mixed
Puppet
Length 01:13:02
Wordiness 7.33
Animator.ru profile Ru, En
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Description:

A young pioneer scout dreams of being stranded on an island of tiny little people, just like in Jonathan Swift's famous novel.

This was the world's first puppet-animated feature film. The version above is the original one from 1935. The soundtrack was replaced and the film was re-edited in 1961 - that version seems to be shorter (about 1h4m), has entirely different voices and music, more dialogue, a fairly large number of different edits has and the "Mosfilm" logo in the opening credits. Animation historian Georgiy Borodin has a good article here (in Russian) on the differences between the 1935 and 1961 versions.

Awards:
1934 - 2nd Venice International Film Festival, "Best Programme" award
1935 - 1st Moscow International Film Festival. Honorary diploma to the Mosfilm studio & Honorary diploma to Sarra Mokil - "For Expressive Character Types"

 

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