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 Karel Majer (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Mrs. Majerová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Rumburak (13 episodes, 1979)
Alena Karesová ...
 Narrator (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Princess Arabela (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Margret Hermannová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
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 Petr Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Fairy Queen (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Fairy King (12 episodes, 1979)
Ondrej Kepka ...
 Honzík Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Wizard Vigo / ... (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Princess Xenie (10 episodes, 1979)
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 Stunk (8 episodes, 1979)
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 TV assistant Gros (8 episodes, 1979)
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 Petr's Alienist (8 episodes, 1979)
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 Director Novak (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Prince Willibald (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Miss Müllerová (6 episodes, 1979)
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 Head Physician (6 episodes, 1979)
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 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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Wonderful series, great director, fantastic actors!
14 April 2007 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I think it is a must for any child! I remember it very well, as I was a young man at the time it aired in my country, Romania (I was in my twenties then). Therefore, I was truly able to appreciate the actors' play, the great director, the witty and imaginative writer and the incredibly astute special effects it displayed. I would be extremely happy to have my grandchildren see it on DVD! Am STILL waiting for it! As in Romania foreign films have always aired and were always showed in theaters or TV with subtitles (never dubbed!), I was also able to learn some Czech words watching it! Great movie, great actors! A special mention for the late Mr. Vladimir Mensik, whom I also remember from numerous other Czech children and mainstream movies.


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