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Cast

Series cast summary:
Vladimír Mensík ...  Karel Majer 13 episodes, 1979
Stella Zázvorková ...  Mrs. Majerová / ... 13 episodes, 1979
Jirí Lábus ...  Rumburak 13 episodes, 1979
Alena Karesová Alena Karesová ...  Narrator 13 episodes, 1979
Jana Nagyová ...  Princess Arabela 13 episodes, 1979
Veronika Tyblová 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 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
Jana Dítetová ...  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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Princess Arabela, the daughter of the King of the fairy tale world escapes before the revenge of a cunning and deceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets Petr Majer in the human world and falls in love with him. Spells, a magic ring, the crystal ball, a flying suitcase and magic things play a very important role in the series. Written by Jiri Kacetl

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

1979 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Арабела See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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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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Charming,bewitching and really fairy-fictious!
17 June 2001 | by Basti HSee all my reviews

The story begins when Mr. Majer,an actor who reads fairytales on a children's tv show,finds a little bell.He rings it,and Rumburak appears,a wizard from the land of fairytales,who takes him to this wonderland - where he by mistake shoots the wolf from Little Red Riding Hood!When he's back in the human world,Rumburak is for punishment transformed into a wolf - order of the king and queen of the fairy-tale land!But Rumburak gets help from two witches (one is from Hansel and Gretel!)...and he cries for vengeance!He wants to conquer the fairy-tale land and become king...as husband of the beautiful princess Arabela!This smart girl flees into the human world,where she meets the undergraduate Petr,the son of Mr. Majer,and falls in love with him... But Rumburak doesn't give up that easy! Not only many famous figures from the fairy tales,but also Mr.Majer and his family have to fight against the bad wizard...magic rings,cloaks and a suitcase play important roles in this wonderful series,people get transformed,the fairy tale-people don't know our world and get in strange situations,our world can't accept or understand that there's something that we CAN'T understand,that's not logic,just magic... It's a pleasure to watch this famous czech TV series, which is for a long time a classic and an evergreen! An intelligent,delightful plot between fairy and reality,great actors,pretty costumes,funny gags,but also moments of melancholy make this series to one of my favorites!


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