Baron Munchausen


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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)
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This and other elements of high Orientalist-surrealism are less Lawrence of Arabia and more Terry Gilliam's cult film Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
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.
Gilliam's career has been punctuated by a number of battles with studios, most famously on 1988's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
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.
And Jones wasn't the only Python Williams had worked with during his long eclectic career, having collaborated with Eric Idle one Tale of the Frog Prince for US TV and starred in two Terry Gilliam movies, namely e Adventures of Baron Munchausen and e Fisher King, for which the comedian won a Golden Globe for his acting.
Byline: TERRY GILLIAM Close friend and director of The Fisher King and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Terry Gilliam's 1988 film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen has very clear parallels with Dore's Munchhausen (Fig.
mciver@Killing Fields, The Witches, Chaplin and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen have made the Scot a consistent and popular face on screen.