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The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera

A Feature film by Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Produced by Films Sonores Tobis, Warner Bros. (France)

Release in France : 06/11/1931

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

Films Sonores Tobis, Warner Bros. (France)

French distribution :

Warner Bros. (France)

Foreign production companies :

Tobis Film, Nero-Film

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'.

Full credits (9)

Assistant director :

Solange Terac

Author of original work :

Bertolt Brecht

Foreign Producer :

Seymour Nebenzal

Editor :

Henri Rust

Music Composer :

Kurt Weill

Adapters/dialogue writers :

André Mauprey, Ninon Steinhoff, Solange Terac

Screenwriters :

Léo Larna, Ladislas Vajda, Béla Balazs

Director of Photography :

Fritz Arno Wagner

Production Designer :

André Andrejew

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Literary adaptation , Musical

Themes :

Murder

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Germany

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1930

French release :

06/11/1931

Runtime :

1 h 44 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

8016

Visa issue date :

30/09/1942

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Black & White

Aspect ratio :

1.37

Audio format :

Mono

Posters (6)

Director

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