The Merry Widow

  • 1952
  • 1 HR 45 MIN
  • 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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