The Merry Widow

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Musical

Though shot in glorious color, this version of Franz Lehar's classic operetta paled when compared to Ernst Lubitsch's brilliant 1934 black-and-white version. New lyrics by Paul Francis Webster and a reworked screenplay did nothing to enhance the story, though plenty was spent on the production and it did garner two Oscar nominations: Best Art Direction/ more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Sonya Levien
William Ludwig
Source (3 Credits)
Franz Lehar
Leo Stein
Victor Leon
Producer (1 Credit)
Joe Pasternak
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Robert Surtees
Editor (1 Credit)
Conrad A. Nervig
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Franz Lehar
Art Director (2 Credits)
Paul Groesse
Set Decorator (2 Credits)
Arthur Krams
Edwin B. Willis
Costumes (2 Credits)
Gile Steele
Helen Rose
Special Effects (2 Credits)
A. Arnold Gillespie
Warren Newcombe
Music Director (1 Credit)
Jay Blackton
Choreography (1 Credit)
Jack Cole
Make Up (1 Credit)
William Tuttle

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