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The 3 Penny Opera (1931)

16 1931-05-16 (US) MusicCrime 1h 52m
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In London at the turn of the century, underworld kingpin Mack the Knife marries Polly Peachum without the knowledge of her father, the equally enterprising 'king of the beggars'.

  1. G.W. Pabst


  2. Léo Lania


  3. Bertolt Brecht


  4. Ladislaus Vajda


  5. Béla Balázs


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  1. Rudolf Forster

    Rudolf Forster

    Mackie Messer

  2. Carola Neher

    Carola Neher


  3. Reinhold Schünzel

    Reinhold Schünzel


  4. Fritz Rasp

    Fritz Rasp


  5. Valeska Gert

    Valeska Gert

    Mrs. Peachum

  6. Lotte Lenya

    Lotte Lenya


  7. Hermann Thimig

    Hermann Thimig

    The Vicar

  8. Ernst Busch

    Ernst Busch

    The Street Singer

  9. Vladimir Sokoloff

    Vladimir Sokoloff

    Smith, the Jailer

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The 3 Penny Opera
The 3 Penny Opera

Original Title Die 3 Groschen-Oper

Status Released

Original Language German

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