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Threepenny Opera, The
Pabst, G. W.. Germany; USA. 1931.
- Threepenny Opera, The
- Alternate Title:
- The 3 Penny Opera; Die Dreigroschenoper; Die 3-Groschen-Oper
- Pabst, G. W.
- Production Co:
- Tonbild-Syndikat; Warner Bros.; Nero-Film
- Germany; USA
- Criterion Collection, 2007
- 2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   110 minutes.   b/w.
sound - Dolby digital monaural.   fullscreen
- German with optional English subtitles
- Musical; Comedy - Drama
- 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