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Title: The Star Prince

Date: 1918
Type: Drama / Fantasy
Rating: 2 Stars 2/5
Colour: Black and White / Silent
Director: Madeline Brandels

A woodcutter takes in an abandoned child who grows up thinking he is a prince and after being rude to a beggar woman who is actually his mother is cursed by a fairy to become ugly. He has various adventures in his attempt to find his mother and apologise. This film has a cast mainly of children in a fantasy land with a mix of live animals and stop-action animals. Unusually for the time, this film was made by a woman.


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