Since the little Kingdom of Lichterwalde is not well-ordered, the Queen (Margarita Broich) tries to convince her son Augustin (Emilio Sakraya) that he has to take a wealthy lady to wife. ...
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A retelling of The Princess and The Pea. The princess runs away and finds work at an orphanage to avoid marrying a prince she has never met. She unknowingly meets him while they are both ... See full summary »
When king Ansgar's doctors declare him terminal, devoted youngest son prince Lennart sets out to find the legendary magical cure, the water of life. Being kind to ugly forest sorceress ... See full summary »
Baron von und zu Wildungen enjoys giddy king Richard's favor, but not his 'election' as husband for the airhead princess Zilly, so he promises to find her a better catch. The baron aims at ... See full summary »
The king orders his haughty daughter to pick a groom, but she insults every suitor at first sight. One prince, whom she met undercover at the market, persists, and accepts a seemingly ... See full summary »
Doctor Karl Stahlbaum's kids Franz and Marie receive a special, mechanically driven musical cabinet from inventor uncle Anselmus Drosselmeier as novelty Christmas present. While Fritz soon ... See full summary »
Wise king Christoph intends to abdicate and enjoy a carefree twilight, but has no son and hesitates to enthrone either of his daughters, the eldest two Isabella and Eugenia having flawed ... See full summary »
German North Sea beach fisherman Hein always was happy with his wife Islebill, despite their modest life and poor dwelling. When he spares a rod-caught speaking flounder's life, the ... See full summary »
Peter Heinrich Brix
In a tiny kingdom, a goose herd girl seizes her chance for 'revenge' on royal heiress Elisabeth whose haughty entourage once humiliated the maiden by ordering her to fetch water for a drunk... See full summary »
Arrogant spoiled princess Isabella of Gerania haughtily rejects all suitors, even prince Richard of Begonia, whom she liked in a previous anonymous meeting. Finally her exasperated royal ... See full summary »
A king without a son invites eligible royals and other high aristocrats for his eldest daughter princess Sophie's 18th birthday party, expecting her to get engaged with a suitable one, such... See full summary »
Sidonie von Krosigk,
Friedrich von Thun,
Since the little Kingdom of Lichterwalde is not well-ordered, the Queen (Margarita Broich) tries to convince her son Augustin (Emilio Sakraya) that he has to take a wealthy lady to wife. The handsome prince, who only wants to enjoy his free life, decides that it should then be none other than the daughter of the Emperor. Without further ado, he leaves the kingdom to win the heart of the beautiful Victoria (Jeanne Goursaud). After she lets him down first, he takes on a position as swineherd at the imperial court and tries to change her mind with all sorts of funny ideas and a lot of charm. While the two approach, the Emperor is trying to arrange a marriage between his daughter and Prince Ferdinand (Max Schimmelpfennig) ...