Reiniger, Lotte. Shadow Theatres and Shadow Films. London: Batsford, 1970.
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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 1910s. 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 ...