Arabela (1979– )

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Nowadays an almost legendary Czech TV series very successfully mixing two worlds: the world of ours and the world of fairy tales. Princess Arabela, the daughter of the Fairy King escapes ... See full summary »

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Vladimír Mensík ...
 Karel Majer (13 episodes, 1979)
Stella Zázvorková ...
 Mrs. Majerová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Lábus ...
 Rumburak (13 episodes, 1979)
Alena Karesová ...
 Narrator (13 episodes, 1979)
Jana Nagyová ...
 Princess Arabela (13 episodes, 1979)
Veronika Tyblová ...
 Margret Hermannová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
Vladimír Dlouhý ...
 Petr Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
Jana Brejchová ...
 Fairy Queen (12 episodes, 1979)
Vlastimil Brodský ...
 Fairy King (12 episodes, 1979)
Ondrej Kepka ...
 Honzík Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Sovák ...
 Wizard Vigo / ... (12 episodes, 1979)
Dagmar Patrasová ...
 Princess Xenie (10 episodes, 1979)
Frantisek Filipovský ...
 Stunk (8 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Hrzán ...
 TV assistant Gros (8 episodes, 1979)
Petr Svojtka ...
 Petr's Alienist (8 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Kodet ...
 Director Novak (7 episodes, 1979)
Oldrich Vízner ...
 Prince Willibald (7 episodes, 1979)
Jana Andresíková ...
 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
Iva Janzurová ...
 Miss Müllerová (6 episodes, 1979)
Josef Vetrovec ...
 Head Physician (6 episodes, 1979)
Ladislav Zupanic ...
 Majer's neighbour (6 episodes, 1979)
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Nowadays an almost legendary Czech TV series very successfully mixing two worlds: the world of ours and the world of fairy tales. Princess Arabela, the daughter of the Fairy King escapes before the revenge of a cunning and conceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets Petr Majer in the world of ours and falls in love with him. Spells, a magic ring, the bowl of seeing, a flying suitcase and magic things play a very important role in the series. Written by Jiri Kacetl

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According to director Václav Vorlícek, his first choice for the role of princess Arabela was Libuse Safránková, the star of his earlier feature films. Unfortunatelly, the actress was ill at the time of shooting, so Vorlícek cast young actress Jana Nagyová instead. However, because of her strong Slovak accent was Nagyová over-dubbed in post production by Libuse Safránková. See more »

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A classic which stands the test of time.
14 October 2005 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I watched it the first time they screened it on Czech TV and without a doubt it is one of the best kids series I have ever seen. I don't think there's anything like it and no matter how many times I've seen it, I always enjoy watching it as if it were my first time. It's a shame that it's not in English, I'm sure it would capture the imagination of millions of other children around the world even 25 years later.

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