Das Geheimnis der Marquise (The Secret of the Marquise), advertisement for Nivea Soap & Cream, 1921/1922.
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German animator, a pioneer in silhouette cartoons whose work was based on the traditions of the oriental shadow theatre. Started with the Max Reinhardt Theatre Company in the late 1910's. Made her first full-length animated feature, The Adventures of Prince Achmed
(1926). During the 1930's, worked in Canada and in Britain (for the GPO Film Unit). Most of her output consisted of short films. Among...