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The 3 penny opera

Author: G W Pabst; Lotte Lenya; Rudolf Forster; Fritz Rasp; Kurt Weill
Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2007] ©2007.
Series: Criterion collection, 405.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lenya plays prostitute Jenny Brown, and Forster is Mack the Knife in this musical fantasy of crime and sex in the Soho underworld of the 1890's.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G W Pabst; Lotte Lenya; Rudolf Forster; Fritz Rasp; Kurt Weill
ISBN: 1934121835 9781934121832
OCLC Number: 865263945
Language Note: German language track with English language subtitles.
Notes: DVDs.
Disc label title.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
From the play by Bertolt Brecht.
Standard version.
Special features include: audio commentary, archival introduction by stars, documentary, "L'opéra de quat'sous", Pabst's French-language version of the film, multimedia presentation by film scholar Charles O'Brien on the differences between the English and French version, archival interview with Fritz Rasp, galleries of production photos and production sketches, essay.
Booklet (24 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Credits: Songs composed by Kurt Weill.
Cast: Lotte Lenya, Rudolph Forster, Fritz Rasp, Carola Neher, Reinhold Schünzel.
Description: 2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVDs Dolby mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 405.
Other Titles: Three penny opera
Threepenny opera
Responsibility: directed by G.W. Pabst ; screenplay by Léo Lania, Béla Balázs, Ladislaus Vajda.

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Lenya plays prostitute Jenny Brown, and Forster is Mack the Knife in this musical fantasy of crime and sex in the Soho underworld of the 1890's.

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