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Münchhausen (1943)

6 03/05/1943 (DE) FantasyComedy 1h 55m
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Wanting a lavish production to mark the 25th anniversary of UFA, the German film studio, Joseph Goebbels, director of the Nazi propaganda machine, commissioned an adaptation of Baron von Münchhausen‘s “autobiographical” stories. Baron von Münchhausen (1720-97) was an eccentric figure in European history, whose tall tales about his adventures rival anything to be found in the legends of Paul Bunyan or classic figures like Odysseus. This film recounts some of the episodes from the Baron’s sensational stories, which are set in the world of the 18th century.

  1. Josef von Báky

    Director

  2. Gottfried August Bürger

    Novel

  3. Erich Kästner

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Hans Albers

    Hans Albers

    Baron Münchhausen

  2. Wilhelm Bendow

    Wilhelm Bendow

    Der Mondmann

  3. Ferdinand Marian

    Ferdinand Marian

    Graf Cagliostro

  4. Käthe Haack

    Baronin Münchhausen

  5. Hans Brausewetter

    Hans Brausewetter

    Freiherr von Hartenfeld

  6. Marina von Ditmar

    Sophie von Riedesel, die Verlobte von Hartenfeld

  7. Brigitte Horney

    Brigitte Horney

    Zarin Katharina II

  8. Hubert von Meyerinck

    Hubert von Meyerinck

    Prinz Anton Ulrich

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Münchhausen
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Original Language German

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