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The Story of the Fox (1930)
"Le roman de Renard" (original title)

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In the kingdom of animals, Master Fox is used to trick and fool everyone. So the King, the Lion, receives more and more complaints about him. He orders that Master Fox is arrested and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Claude Dauphin ...
Monkey (voice)
Romain Bouquet ...
Fox (voice)
Sylvain Itkine ...
Wolf (voice)
Léon Larive ...
Bear (voice)
Robert Seller ...
Cock (voice)
Eddy Debray ...
Badger (voice) (as Debray)
Nicolas Amato ...
Cat (voice)
Pons ...
Donkey (voice)
Sylvia Bataille ...
Rabbit (voice)
Suzy Dornac ...
Fox Cub (voice)
Jaime Plama ...
Cat (singing) (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcel Raine ...
Sire Noble (voice)
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In the kingdom of animals, Master Fox is used to trick and fool everyone. So the King, the Lion, receives more and more complaints about him. He orders that Master Fox is arrested and brough to him... One of the first animation film with puppets. The story is taken from a from a French medieval fable. Written by Yepok

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10 April 1941 (France)  »

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This was Director, Animator, Writer, Cinematographer, Production Designer and Art Director Wladyslaw Starewicz' only animation feature. See more »

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The 2nd stop-motion animated film in animation history
27 December 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I had watched this 1930 French stop-motion animated film last night on YouTube, and I thought it was great film.

This film is also the 2nd stop-motion animated film in animation history. The film is based on the old medieval stories of Reynard the Fox, and all the trick he plays on the animals in King Lion's court; they were trying to bring to justice for his trickery - in which punishment is being hung. I could clearly see the inspiration for Disney's version of Robin Hood. And inspiration for the 2009 stop-motion film Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Overall, I had really enjoy this film, and it is now one of my favorite foreign animated films.


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