Hammer of Thor
Hammer of Thor

Hammer of Thor

The Hammer of Thor is the first color cartoon made in Iceland and is based on a 12th century Icelandic saga.


Based on a poem from the Icelandic sagas, this film tells of how Thrymur, the king of trolls, stole the hammer of Thor and how Thor got it back.

About the film

  • Type: Animation
  • National Premiere Date: June 14, 1980, Regnboginn
  • Genre: Family
  • Length: 15 min.
  • Original Title: Þrymskviða
  • International Title: Hammer of Thor
  • Production Year: 1980
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Based on a : Folktale
  • Antecendent Title: Hammer of Thor
  • Production Format: 16mm
  • Aspect Ratio: 1:1.33
  • Color: Yes


Company Credits


  • International Animated Film Festival Portugal, 1980

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