Munchhausen in Africa

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Munchhausen in Africa
German film poster
GermanMünchhausen in Afrika
Directed byWerner Jacobs
Written by
Produced byArtur Brauner
Edited by
Music byHeinz Gietz [de]
Distributed byPrisma Filmverleih
Release date
  • 17 July 1958 (1958-07-17)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryWest Germany

Munchhausen in Africa (German: Münchhausen in Afrika) is a 1958 West German musical comedy film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Peter Alexander, Gunther Philipp and Anita Gutwell.[1] A modern descendant of Baron Munchausen goes to Africa where he has numerous adventures.

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Emil Hasler, Paul Markwitz, and Helmut Nentwig. It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin and on location in Kenya.



  1. ^ Hake, Sabine (2009). Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim (eds.). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. p. 9. doi:10.2307/j.ctt1x76dm6. ISBN 978-1571816559. JSTOR j.ctt1x76dm6. S2CID 252868046.

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