On September 1, 1952, ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ was published

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The Old Man and the Sea was published 65 years ago today. It was the last significant work by Ernest Hemingway published in his lifetime.

Watch this stop-motion film based on the book. Russian director Alesandr Petrov used 29,000 images hand-painted on glass by himself and his son Dimitri. The film won the 2000 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

 

 

 

 

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