The Juggler of Our Lady: A Medieval Legend (1958)

35mm film, Technicolor, 2.35:1 (“a CinemaScope picture”)
mono (RCA Sound System)

An American short animated fantasy film directed by by Al Kouzel.

Plot Summary

An unsuccessful juggler becomes a monk who worship the Lady using their various cooking, painting, sculpting and other creative skills. Finally, the juggler finds he may have something to offer after all.


Directed by: Al Kouzel
Supervising Director: Gene Deitch
Consulting Director: R.O. Blechman
© MCMLVIII [1958] Terrytoons, a division of CBS Television Film Sales, Inc.
Distributed by Terrytoons
Executive Producer: Bill Weiss
Production Manager: Frank Schudde
Adapted by: R.O. Blechman, based on his book, The Juggler of Our Lady)
Animation: Al Kouzel
Music: Phil Scheib
Designed by: R.O. Blechman

Boris Karloff (narrated by)


Kine Weekly no.2627 (19 December 1957) p.14 – credits, review
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.25 no.298 (November 1958) p.147 – credits, synopsis, review
Motion Picture Herald vol.209 no.11 (14 December 1957) p.642 – credits, review

by Walt Lee p.235 – credits