The Merry Widow (1962 film)

The Merry Widow (German: Die lustige Witwe) is a 1962 Austrian-French musical film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Peter Alexander, Karin Hübner and Gunther Philipp.[1] It is based on the 1905 operetta The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár.[2]

The Merry Widow
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Directed byWerner Jacobs
Written byJanne Furch
Viktor Léon (libretto)
Leo Stein (libretto)
Produced byHerbert Gruber
StarringPeter Alexander
Karin Hübner
Gunther Philipp
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Rudolf Sandtner
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Music byFranz Lehár (operetta)
Johannes Fehring
Production
companies
Sascha Film
Critérion Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
20 December 1962
Running time
110 minutes
CountriesAustria
France
LanguageGerman

It was shot at the Sievering Studios in Vienna. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff and Alexander Sawczynski.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BFI.org
  2. ^ Von Dassanowsky p.187

BibliographyEdit

  • Von Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.

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