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Dappi Film n° 1

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

"As a lecturer in animation at Kingston University (Jamaica) in 1980, I was fascinated by stories of "Duppies", ghosts living in cursed places. So I named these armless but also harmless creatures imagined in Kingston "Dappis" (registred trade mark), in correct German ".

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Dappi Film n° 1

    Directed by: Helmut HERBST

    Country: Germany (GFR)

    Year of production: 1983

    Running time: 08 min 30 s

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels, live action

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Helmut HERBST

    Production: Helmut HERBST

    Graphics: Helmut Herbst

    Camera: Helmut Herbst

    Music: Comedian Harmonists

    Editing: Renate Merck