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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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Tonik
Jana Brejchová ...
Princess Bianca
Karel Höger ...
Cyrano
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Nadesda Blazickova ...
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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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Director Terry Gilliam saw this film at the British Film Institute (BFI) and was inspired to re-make it his next big production, the problem-plagued The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). See more »

Quotes

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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Version of Baron Munchausen's Dream (1911) See more »

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Brilliant lost classic
15 April 1999 | by (la jolla) – See all my reviews

One of the most imaginative, faithful, haunting versions of Munchausen ever. Zeman was a genius that no one seems to remember. A masterpiece of live action and stop motion using Doré's etchings as a springboard.

The fact that this movie hasn't ben resurrected and distributed (on video at least), is a true tragedy. I haven't seen it for years, but I'll never forget it. Just stunning.


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