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The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (1962)
"Baron Prásil" (original title)

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The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.

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Complete credited cast:
Milos Kopecký ...
Rudolf Jelínek ...
Tonik
Jana Brejchová ...
Princess Bianca
Karel Höger ...
Cyrano
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nadesda Blazickova ...
Court Dancer
Karel Effa ...
Adjutant
Josef Hlinomaz ...
Spanish General
Zdenek Hodr ...
Nicole
Miroslav Holub ...
Enemy General
Miroslav Homola ...
Chess Player
Rudolf Hrusínský ...
The Sultan
Eduard Kohout ...
General Ellemerle
Otto Simánek ...
Ardan
Frantisek Slégr ...
Pirate Captain
Václav Trégl ...
Sailor
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The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.

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21 September 1962 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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The Fabulous Baron Munchausen  »

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Karel Zeman:  [Hats]  At the end, Cyrano throws his hat into space to "meet the stars." See more »

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Baron Munchausen: This how I shall address the Sultan.
[The Baron then speaks in a series of musical tones]
Joey: Melodious, but unintelligible.
Baron Munchausen: The language of diplomacy!
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I've seen all versions of this & this is the best.
6 May 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately, I was only able to see the Czech version one time. But it made a lasting impression on me and I've been looking for it ever since but just can't seem to get my hands on it. It's elusive, but well worth searching out. I thought I had it once at a rental store, only to find out it was the 1943 Nazi version and it just didn't capture the surrealism that the 1961 Czech version did. When Terry Gilliam's version came out in 1988, it disappointed in comparison as well.

So, if you liked the 1988 remake, you owe it to yourself to see the Czech version - if you can get your hands on it!


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