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Ein Königlicher Gast

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Die Schwarze Droschke (1992)

Ein Königlicher Gast (A Royal Guest) is the 3rd episode of the German TV series Sherlock Holmes Und Die Sieben Zwerge starring Alfred Müller as Hans Holms. Aired in may 1992. 30 min.



  • Director : Günter Meyer
  • Screenplay : Günter Meyer, Andreas Püschel
  • Dramaturgy : Karin Sedler
  • Costumes : Christiane Dorst
  • Costume Masters : Andrea Bösl, Renate Herrmann
  • MakeUp : Peter Vohs, Karin Menzel
  • Architect : Joris Hamann
  • Construction Foreman : Hans Pohl
  • Prop Master : Marcus Berndt, Sven Hausmann, Peter Glaser
  • Special Effects : Tony Loeser, Wolfgang Chevallier, Barbara Schmidt, Frank Wittstock
  • Animation : Heiko Ebert, Angela Kern
  • Lights : Heinz Anders, Bern Leidecker, Werner Martin, Lutz Strauch
  • Pyrotechnics : Franz Lenk
  • Stunts : Frank Haberland, Jürgen Hölzel, Eugen Albert
  • Script : Anke Schwarz
  • Prod. Secretary : Doris Schlaak
  • Educational Services : Andrea Pfeiffer
  • Management : Birgit Steinkühler
  • Prod. Driver : Lars Reichmann
  • Catering : Norbert Schmidt, Dennis Pohl
  • Sound : Edgar Nitzsche, Joachim Binsau
  • Sound Mixing : Klaus Hornemann, Brigitte Pradel
  • Assistant Editor : Sabine Hermsdorf
  • Sound Effetcs : Hugo Gries, Elfi Gäbel
  • Camera Assistant : Dietram Kleist
  • Film Phtotgrapher : Dieter Jaeger
  • Director Assistant : Barabara Heck
  • Location Manager : Peter Hartwig, Bernd Marx
  • Film Editor : Helga Wardeck
  • Music : Thomas Natschinski
  • Production Design : Heinz Röske
  • Cameraman : Wolfgang Braumann
  • Production : Ralph Retzlaff

Plot summary

Since the magic chair in the house, is the retired chief inspector Hans Holms remains even less time for his girlfriend Helene. More and more visitors emerge from the piece of furniture and ask for urgent help: the frog king has stolen the golden ball, the Simpleton the golden goose. Holms and grandchildren take to the track, stating: Even the potty with the sweet porridge and the stealth of gnome have been stolen. The evidence points from the fairy tale "wishing table" and the witch, both of which are linked mysteriously with the mysterious stranger who sneaks around at night Holms House and has made every effort to gain possession of the chair to the host.