The Rose of Baghdad (1940-1948)

La rosa di Bagdad (1940-1948) Capolavoro italiano del Cinema d’Animazione

Italian masterpiece of animated cinema
edited by Andrea Losavio

Palazzo del Fulgor Fellini Museum

A selection of the rare and precious paper originals that make up the extraordinary treasure of The Rose of Bagdad is exhibited at the Palazzo del Fulgor. Drawings, drawings and meticulous painted backdrops of the first Italian film entirely shot in color in Technicolor. The exhibition is accompanied by a screening of the feature film which today must finally be recognized as having a leading role in the history of animated cinema of all time.

Studio Domeneghini, Princess Zeila and the evil Jafar, tempera on rodovetro, 30×37 cm, 1942/1949.