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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943)
"Münchhausen" (original title)

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This lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting.

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Hans Albers ...
Wilhelm Bendow ...
Der Mondmann
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Zarin Katharina II
Michael Bohnen ...
Herzog Karl von Braunschweig
Ferdinand Marian ...
Hans Brausewetter ...
Freiherr von Hartenfeld
Hermann Speelmans ...
Christian Kuchenreutter
Marina von Ditmar ...
Sophie von Riedesel
Andrews Engelmann ...
Käthe Haack ...
Waldemar Leitgeb ...
Walter Lieck ...
Der Läufer
Hubert von Meyerinck ...
Prinz Anton Ulrich
Jaspar von Oertzen ...
Graf Lanskoi
Werner Scharf ...
Prinz Francesco d'Este
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This lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting.

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Joseph Goebbels, Reichsminister of propaganda and also chief of the German UFA Studios, ordered this film to be made for the 25th anniversary of UFA. See more »

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Sophia's "beauty spots" disappear and reappear during the opening scenes of the film. See more »

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An entertaining romp surprising in content and quality for the time
11 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on late night TV and thought it was a real "hoot". I loved it. Beautiful color and production. I am normally a lazy movie patron but was motivated to struggle through the English sub-titles of the original German since I found it so enjoyable. It would be enjoyable for any who value classic movies and look for unusual movie experiences. The nudity (which was, of course, surprising for the era) was mild and provided additional insight into the mores, as well as aesthetic tastes in beauty, of the place and time.

With the frivolity of this fantasy farce as the backdrop for a real educational opportunity, I would highly recommend it. I plan to purchase a copy so this unique film will be available for friends and family to enjoy in the future.

It is a novelty, for sure, but well worth the time.


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