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The Little Mermaid (1976)
"Malá morská víla" (original title)

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The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Miroslava Safránková ...
Malá morská víla
Radovan Lukavský ...
Král vsech morí
Petr Svojtka ...
Princ Jizní ríse
Libuse Safránková ...
Marie Rosulková ...
Milena Dvorská ...
Jindrich Narenta ...
Jirí Ornest ...
Princuv pobocník
Dagmar Patrasová ...
První sestra malé víly
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Inka Cekanová ...
Královna sousední rise (as I. cekarová)
Andrea Cunderlíková ...
Královna Cerného more (as A. Cunderliková)
Karel Engel ...
Zkusený námorník
Jirí Filcek ...
Host na zlaté lodi
Vladimír Fürst ...
Jan Gottlieb ...
Rybáruv syn


The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems to work at first, the prince is enchanted with her lovely appearance. But the memory of a foreign princess still haunts him: The one who found him on the beach where the mermaid had left him, and whom he (of course) believes to be his saviour. To resolve this mistake is too much for the mute little mermaid, and not even her father, king of all seas, can help her in the impending catastrophe. Written by Wilhelm Noeker <>

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November 1976 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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Malá morská víla  »

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This film is available in Germany.
1 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hello, I wish I could understand German,or Czech, because this is a fantastic Film which I saw in 1974, and is now available on WWW.AMAZON.DE

That is the German Amazon. And also with WWW.YOPI.DE Its called "Die Kleine Meerjung Frau" it was directed by Karel Kachyna, and It is the best little mermaid film! I recently viewed you tube and someone claimed to have a clip of Mala Morska Vila but it was the Russian film , and although good its nothing compared to this Great Czech version, and its 2 great stars the Safrankova sisters Miroslava and Libuse Safrankova. excellent and timelessly haunting.

If anyone has a copy in English or subtitled in English please please email me at


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