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New Media Film Series
1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS
(USA / Jack Kinney / 1959)
Hosted by Professor Bob Cousins (Department of New Media)
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
6:30 PM | Lethbridge Public Library Theatre Gallery
A retelling of the story of Aladdin, Princess Yasminda, and the Wicked Wazir with a healthy dose of Mr. Magoo. It is a showcase for the studio’s work in graphic design and limited animation.
The first feature film from influential animation studio United Productions of America.
“UPA’s influence on the world of animation can never be forgotten. They expanded the horizons of animation within a commercial context and paved the way for new ideas.”
- Leonard Maltin, animation historian