The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Arising from the past, the Baron of Muenchhausen takes on new form in his free-spirited adventures with his loyal servant Kuchenreutter. In a series of wonderful stories, from Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Muenchhausen attempts to win over the favors of the Empress Katharina, reigns over Prince Potemkin in a duel, and fights regiment commander in Katharina′s war against the Turks.
But then he is taken captive and inprisoned by the Turks. However due to his amazing storytelling talents, he soon becomes a pet favorite to the Sultan. In one of his original bets, he is able to free the beautiful Princess d′Este and escape with her to Venice, where he runs into Casanova. Finally, Muenchhausen and Kuchenreutter are tempted by the gondola of the Montgolfiere and lifted up to the moon, where Kuchenreutter takes his last breath but Muenchhausen lives on as an eternal character for all time.
Source: German films Service & Marketing GmbH