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Based on a Russian folk tale. A proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter. The youngest son of a simple peasant shows up to claim her, and the dumbfounded Tsar quickly has second thoughts, setting several 'impossible" tasks for 'The Fool of the World' and his remarkable friends.

  1. Francis Vose


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  1. Jimmy Hibbert

    Jimmy Hibbert

    Crown Prince of Anatolia / Boris / Pyotr (voice)

  2. David Suchet

    David Suchet

    Narrator (voice)

  3. Miriam Margolyes

    Miriam Margolyes

    Mother / Mrs. Woodcutter

  4. John Woodvine

    John Woodvine

    The Chamberlain / Father (voice)

  5. Martin Jarvis

    Martin Jarvis

    Sharp Shooter / Lightening (voice)

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The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship


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Release Information

  • September 28, 1990


Original Language English

Runtime 0h 54m

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