Call number: DVD-5181


ZEMAN, Karel
Baron Prášil [Le Baron de Crac] [The Outrageous Baron Munchausen] [The Fabulous Baron Munchausen]

Krátký Film, Filmové Studio Gottwaldov, 1961
Screenplay: Karel Zeman, from motifs of Gottfried August Bürger and Gustave Doré
Dialogue: Jiří Brdečka, Josef Kainar
Photography: Jiří Tarantík
Production design: Karel Zeman
Music: Zdeněk Liška
Choreography: Jiří Němeček

Baron Prášil	        Miloš Kopecký
Tonik		        Rudolf Jelínek
Princess Bianca	        Jana Brejchová
Cyrano		        Karel Höger
General Ellemerle	Eduard Kohout
Ship's Captain	        Jan Werich
Admiral		        Bohuš Záhorský
The Sultan	        Rudolf Hrušínský
Enemy General	        Miloslav Holub
Pirate Captain	        František Šlégr
Adjutant	        Karel Effa
Spanish General        	Josef Hlinomaz
Nicole		        Zdeněk Hodr
Barbicain	        Richard Záhorský
Ardan		        Otto Šimánek
Chess Player	        Miroslav Homola
Sailor		        Václav Trégl
Court Dancer	        Naděžda Blažíčková
Narration	        Jiří Brdečka
81 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Presented from a new 4K restoration of the film.
'Baron Munchausen: Facts and Fibs', 2017, 34 minutes 49 seconds, an appreciation by Michael Brooke
'The birth of a film legend', 4 minutes, 57 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
'Karel Zeman and the World', 4 minutes, 53 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
'The Cast', 2 minutes 17 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
'Why Zeman Made the Film', 3 minutes 37 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
'Zeman's Special Effects Techniques', 1 minute, 44 seconds, no dialogue
'Karel Zeman, the Legend Continues' 3 minutes 21 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
Trailer, 1 minute 37 seconds, in Czech with English subtitles
Museum Karel Zeman promo, 1 minute 14 seconds, no dialogue
16-page booklet featuring a new essay on the film by Graham Williamson.
New and improved English subtitle translation.
Source Second Run, No. 117

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