Baron Munchausen


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Baron Munchausen - German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunterBaron Munchausen - German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)
References in periodicals archive ?
Gilliam's imagination was on full display in his flamboyant fantasy The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989).
In his most successful movies -- 'Brazil,' 'The Adventures of Baron Munchausen,' 'The Fisher King,' 'Twelve Monkeys' -- imagination is a mighty force and a fragile vessel.
Thurman, who made her big screen debut as Venus in Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" when she was just 16, said working with Tarantino had been her career high so far.
Clywed fersiwn arall di-gyfeiliant yn ffilm Terry Gilliam The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) a ferswin ar y golckenspiel yn y ffilm The General's Daughter.
The fabled Baron Munchausen, who was keen to tell embellished tales about his adventures around the world, allegedly kept his horse stables right where the hotel restaurant stands today.
Peer Gynt also resembles Baron Munchausen, the 18th-century book by Rudolf Erich Raspe that Terry Gilliam adapted into the film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, starring the Monty Python ensemble.
Borrelli is a distinguished art designer who has worked on films such as The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Godfather III, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Captain America.
A RECENT TV film featured Baron Munchausen, a mythological figure who told the most outrageous lies.
His film credits include Jumpin' Jack Flash, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Glengarry Glen Ross, Carrington, Evita, Tomorrow Never Dies and the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.