skip to content
Die 3 Groschen Oper = The 3 penny opera. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Die 3 Groschen Oper = The 3 penny opera.

Author: G W PabstLotte LenyaRudolph FoersterBertolt BrechtJohn GayAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Nelson Entertainment, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : GermanView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Social satire set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars, with the help of Mackie Messer and his gang, opens a bank in the belief that legal thievery is more profitable than larceny. In the end, Polly's father, Mackie, and the corrupt police commissioner become partners in the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: G W Pabst; Lotte Lenya; Rudolph Foerster; Bertolt Brecht; John Gay; Kurt Weill
OCLC Number: 22104714
Notes: In German with English subtitles.
From the Janus collection.
Adapted from the musical play of the same title by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, which was based on The beggars' opera by John Gay.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1931.
This film is the first complete "German-language version since the 1930's original was destroyed by the Nazis ; Thomas J. Brandon found a copy of the original negative in 1960 after a long search."
"VHS 6041."
Credits: Producer, Seymour Nebenzahl for Nero-Film ; director, G.W. Pabst ; screenplay, Leo Laniz, Ladislas Vajda, Bela Balazs ; photography, F.A. Wagner ; music, Kurt Weill.
Cast: Lotte Lenya, Rudolph Foerster, Carola Nehr, Fritz Rasp, Valeska Gert, Reinhold Schuenzel, Herman Thimig, Ernst Busch, Vladimir Sokolov, Paul Kemp, Gustav Puettjer, Oscar Hoecker, Kraft Raschig, Herbert Gruenbaum.
Description: 1 videocassette (112 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: 3 penny opera.
Threepenny opera.
Drei Groschen Oper.

Abstract:

Social satire set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars, with the help of Mackie Messer and his gang, opens a bank in the belief that legal thievery is more profitable than larceny. In the end, Polly's father, Mackie, and the corrupt police commissioner become partners in the bank and mainstays of society.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22104714> # Die 3 Groschen Oper The 3 penny opera.
    a schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:VHS ;
    library:oclcnum "22104714" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#Place/beverly_hills_ca> ; # Beverly Hills, CA
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#CreativeWork/dreigroschenoper> ; # Dreigroschenoper.
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#CreativeWork/beggar_s_opera> ; # Beggar's opera.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1166472> ; # Video recordings
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030814> ; # Musicals
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922105> ; # Feature films
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1096785> ; # Revues
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2467372> ; # Bertolt Brecht
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/76501825> ; # Kurt Weill
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/32046652> ; # Lotte Lenya
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#Person/foerster_rudolph> ; # Rudolph Foerster
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2480890> ; # John Gay
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/71429614> ; # Georg Wilhelm Pabst
    schema:copyrightYear "1988" ;
    schema:datePublished "1988" ;
    schema:description "Social satire set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars, with the help of Mackie Messer and his gang, opens a bank in the belief that legal thievery is more profitable than larceny. In the end, Polly's father, Mackie, and the corrupt police commissioner become partners in the bank and mainstays of society." ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/862886923> ;
    schema:inLanguage "de" ;
    schema:name "Die 3 Groschen Oper The 3 penny opera." ;
    schema:productID "22104714" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/22104714#PublicationEvent/beverly_hills_ca_nelson_entertainment_c1988> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#Agent/nelson_entertainment> ; # Nelson Entertainment
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/22104714> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#Agent/nelson_entertainment> # Nelson Entertainment
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Nelson Entertainment" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#Person/foerster_rudolph> # Rudolph Foerster
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Foerster" ;
    schema:givenName "Rudolph" ;
    schema:name "Rudolph Foerster" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/862886923#Place/beverly_hills_ca> # Beverly Hills, CA
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Beverly Hills, CA" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030814> # Musicals
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Musicals" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1096785> # Revues
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Revues" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1166472> # Video recordings
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Video recordings" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922105> # Feature films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Feature films" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2467372> # Bertolt Brecht
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1898" ;
    schema:deathDate "1956" ;
    schema:familyName "Brecht" ;
    schema:givenName "Bertolt" ;
    schema:name "Bertolt Brecht" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2480890> # John Gay
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1685" ;
    schema:deathDate "1732" ;
    schema:familyName "Gay" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Gay" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32046652> # Lotte Lenya
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Lenya" ;
    schema:givenName "Lotte" ;
    schema:name "Lotte Lenya" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71429614> # Georg Wilhelm Pabst
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1885" ;
    schema:deathDate "1967" ;
    schema:familyName "Pabst" ;
    schema:givenName "Georg Wilhelm" ;
    schema:givenName "G. W." ;
    schema:name "Georg Wilhelm Pabst" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76501825> # Kurt Weill
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1900" ;
    schema:deathDate "1950" ;
    schema:familyName "Weill" ;
    schema:givenName "Kurt" ;
    schema:name "Kurt Weill" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.