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The Merry Widow (1962)

Die lustige Witwe (original title)
Not Rated | | Musical | 20 December 1962 (West Germany)
Franz Lehár's Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) has, since its premier in Vienna in 1905, remained one of the most popular, entertaining repertoire operetta mainstays to have ... See full summary »

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Werner Jacobs

Writers:

Janne Furch (adaptation), Janne Furch (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Peter Alexander ... Danilo
Karin Hübner ... Hanna
Gunther Philipp Gunther Philipp ... Hugo
Maurice Teynac Maurice Teynac ... André Napoleon Renard
Geneviève Cluny Geneviève Cluny ... Valencienne, Revuestar
Germaine Montero Germaine Montero ... Anna, Wirtin von "Chez Anna"
Ernst Waldbrunn Ernst Waldbrunn ... Testamentsvollstrecker
Harald Maresch ... Baron Zeta
Herbert Kersten Herbert Kersten ... Dr. Martin
Helmut Lex Helmut Lex ... Jack Bromfield
Darío Moreno ... Camillo, Valenciennes Mann
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paula Elges Paula Elges ... Dicke Dame
Johannes Ferigo Johannes Ferigo ... Hotelportier
Peter Gerhard Peter Gerhard ... Geschäftsführer im Autosalon
Peter Machac Peter Machac ... Gaston
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Franz Lehár's Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) has, since its premier in Vienna in 1905, remained one of the most popular, entertaining repertoire operetta mainstays to have graced the opera stages of the world. To a wealth of fine past performances available for listening or viewing may be added this live staging recorded during the 2005 Seefestspiele Moerbisch Austria Festival with a cast headed by Harald Serafin, Mathias Hausmann, Margarita De Arellano and Elisabeth Starzinger, Rudolf Bibl conducting.

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Version of The Merry Widow (1968) See more »

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Ja, das Studium der Männer ist schwer
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Performed by Karin Hübner
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Country:

Austria | France

Language:

German

Release Date:

20 December 1962 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Den glade enke See more »

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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