The Bird in the Golden Cage | Persia
Tales from the Magic Carpet • Educational, Short Films, Kids and Family, G
A merchant keeps a parrot in a golden cage. He asks his family and the bird what gifts they would like when he goes travelling. The parrot asks him to pass a message to a friend. When the merchant does this the friend pretends to fall down and die. When the merchant relays this to the parrot, the parrot works out how to escape.
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Lazy Tok | Malaysia
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Masha and the Bear | Russia
Masha lives with her grandparents. One day she goes out to play in the forest with her friends and gets lost. She finds herself in a strange house. When the house owner returns she finds it is a bear. The bear won’t let her go and Masha cooks and cleans for him until she has an idea. She tricks t...
The Tiger and the Hare | Pakistan
Tiger was in the habit of hunting all the animals. The creatures of the jungle got together to work out what to do. When it was Hare’s turn to be sacrificed he tricked Tiger and escaped being eaten.