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R.O. Blechman in The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's Tale

1984 NR

Part of PBS's "Great Performances" series, this installment features the animated version of Igor Stravinsky's tale. The classic story that pits good versus evil follows a soldier who unintentionally offers up his soul to the devil. Voice actors include Max von Sydow, Dusan Makavejev and Andre Gregory; the score features the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra conducted by Gerard Schwarz. The film earned director R.O. Blechman an Emmy Award.