The Beggar's Opera

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

Eclectic, thoughtful, but not an unmitigated smash. The esteemed Brook made his film directing debut with THE BEGGAR'S OPERA, an attempt at re-creating John Gay's original play on film. (It was also done as The Threepenny Opera with a score by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill.) The music in this version is by Sir Arthur Bliss, with lyrics by Christopher Fry...read more

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Christopher Fry
Denis Cannan
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