The Beggar's Opera

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The Beggar's Opera


The Beggar's Opera

Release Date: August 24, 1953

Year    :   1953
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Genres    :   History, Crime, Music
Production Companies    :   Herbert Wilcox Productions, British Lion Films
Director    :   Peter Brook
Producers    :   Laurence Olivier, Herbert Wilcox, Eric Goodhead
Writers    :   Christopher Fry, Denis Cannan, John Gay
RunTime    :   94 mins.

Adaptation of John Gay's 18th century opera, featuring Laurence Olivier as MacHeath and Hugh Griffith as the Beggar.

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