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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Animation: The Wan Brothers’ Princess Iron Fan

Uproar In Heaven

Cartoonist, illustrator, painter, Renaissance man Milton Knight stopped by this week. He brought along a donation to the archive database… an amazing DVD trilogy of Chinese animated features called Uproar in Heaven…. The earliest one is titled…

PRINCESS IRON FAN (1941)

Uproar In Heaven

Uproar In Heaven

This bizarre animated feature was made just a few short years after Disney’s Snow White, but it more closely resembles the early 30s Fleischer cartoons. It’s a strange mix of primitive drawing, technical rotoscoping and imaginative metamorphosis… even a sexy girl!

Uproar In Heaven

Uproar In Heaven

Later in this post, you’ll find a documentary on the making of this incredible film. If you have any more information to add, please post the information to the comments link below, and I’ll add them to this article.

Uproar In Heaven

The DVD of this film is out of print, but the entire film has been uploaded to YouTube…


Stephen Worth
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This posting is part of the online Encyclopedia of Cartooning under the subject heading, Animation.

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