The Goose Girl (1967)

Genres - Children's/Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Legends  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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In this fantasy based on a tale from the Brother's Grimm, an enchanted princess is off to marry her prince. On the way she loses her special powers and must trade places with her wicked hand-maiden. The fake princess forces the new one to tend geese. To protect her secret, the evil princess cuts off the head of a talking horse. She then stuffs the head. When the king overhears the goose girl talking to the head, he learns the truth. He then marries the real princess.

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deception, princess, role-switching, goose, head [body part], maid, marriage, prince, servant, fairy-tale-romance