Dreigroschen Oper/Threepenny Opera Movie Review 1931

Information and Film Reviews for Dreigroschen Oper/Threepenny Opera the Movie

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Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht operetta about Mack the Knife, the Beggar King, and other lowlife denizens of early 19th century London. Social satire in influential jazz idiom. Lenya (Weill's wife) is outstanding as Pirate Jenny. Adapted for the screen by Bela Balazs. In German with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 113 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Musical--Drama, Classic Films
Rudolph Forster, Carola Neher, Lotte Lenya, Fritz Rasp, Reinhold Schunzel, Valeska Gert
Fritz Arno Wagner
G.W. Pabst
Warner, Tobis Klangfilm, Nero

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