The 3 Penny Opera

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The 3 Penny Opera

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The 3 Penny Opera

Release Date: February 18, 1931

Year    :   1931
Slogan    :   «Let the fantasy take you far, far away...»
Genres    :   Comedy, Music, Crime
Production Companies    :   Nero-Film AG, Tobis Filmkunst
Director    :   G.W. Pabst
Producers    :   Seymour Nebenzal
Writers    :   Bertolt Brecht, Bertolt Brecht, Ladislaus Vajda, Béla Balázs, Léo Lania
RunTime    :   112 mins.

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'.

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