For her senior thesis, animator Carolyn Chrisman did this short movie of a warrior who ventures out and captures a heart, or gem, from a baby dragon, to bring back to the princess in jewelry. However, the gem curses its wearer to change into a dragon. The princess is almost killed by the warrior, and she has to escape her kingdom to avoid being slain. The movie is very touching, even without any dialogue. There are two transformations from human to dragon, and one revert from dragon to human.
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