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Johnny Corncob (1973)

János vitéz (original title)
A traditional Hungarian poetic fairytale that describes the epic adventures of a young shepherd through love, war, magic and death.

Director:

Marcell Jankovics

Writers:

Sándor Petöfi (poem), Marcell Jankovics (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
György Cserhalmi ... Jancsi (voice)
Anikó Nagy Anikó Nagy ... Iluska (voice)
Erzsi Pártos Erzsi Pártos ... Mostoha (voice)
Antal Farkas ... Gazda (voice)
Gábor Mádi Szabó Gábor Mádi Szabó ... Haramiavezér (voice)
György Bárdy György Bárdy ... Hussar Captain (voice)
János Körmendi János Körmendi ... Francia király (voice)
Erzsébet Kútvölgyi Erzsébet Kútvölgyi ... Királylány (voice)
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A traditional Hungarian poetic fairytale that describes the epic adventures of a young shepherd through love, war, magic and death.

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The movie was popular in China of all places, where people open to Western media enjoy both Sándor Petöfi's poetry and the musical styles heard in the film. In fact, according to Marcell Jankovics, about 400 million Chinese people had watched the movie. That is forty times the number of Hungary's entire population. See more »

Connections

Featured in Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012) See more »

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A zsiványok dala
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It deserves more popularity.
2 March 2019 | by mtlpapermtlSee all my reviews

The first Hungarian animated feature film from the poet's work by Sandor Petofi. Special animation, humor and music make this work unforgettable. Unfortunately, cinemas in the United States were not shown because Disney was afraid of competition.


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Country:

Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

1 May 1973 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Johnny Corncob See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

HUF10,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Pannónia Filmstúdió See more »
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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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