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The Beggar's Opera

The Beggar's Opera(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A jailed thief creates an opera based on his exploits.

Cast & Crew

Peter Brook Director
Hugh Griffith The beggar
George Rose 1st turnkey
Stuart Burge 1st prisoner
Cyril Conway 2nd prisoner
Gerald Lawson 3rd prisoner
Eileen Harvey Young female traveller
Dorothy Tutin Polly Peachum
Mary Clare Mrs. Peachum
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  London premiere: 5 Jun 1953; New York opening: 24 Aug 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Imperadio Pictures, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  94 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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