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Threepenny Opera, The

Pabst, G. W.. Germany; USA. 1931.

Title:
Threepenny Opera, The
Alternate Title:
The 3 Penny Opera; Die Dreigroschenoper; Die 3-Groschen-Oper
Director:
Pabst, G. W.
Production Co:
Tonbild-Syndikat; Warner Bros.; Nero-Film
Country:
Germany; USA
Year:
1931
Publisher:
Criterion Collection, 2007
Description:
2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   110 minutes.   b/w.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.   fullscreen
Language:
German with optional English subtitles
Genre:
Musical; Comedy - Drama
Notes:
Sound. In German with optional English subtitles. In 19th Century London, a small-time criminal marries the daughter of the beggar-king and finds himself in a lot of trouble. Supplemental material: audio commentary by scholars David Bathrick and Eric Rentschler; archival introduction by the film’s stars; making-of documentary on the adaptation of the play into film; presentation on the differences between the English and French versions; archival interview with actor Fritz Rasp; photo and art gallery; booklet. Also includes: THE THREEPENNY OPERA (THE FRENCH VERSION, aka L’OPERA DE QUAT’SOUS) (Pabst, 1931, 100 minutes).
Link to:
FII catalog | AFI catalog
Status:
In