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The Beggar's Opera

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[[Performer~P105057~Laurence Olivier~laurenceolivier]] makes his singing debut in this lively adaptation of [[Performer~P160527~John Gay~johngay]]'s 18th century theatrical piece The Beggar's Opera. [[Performer~P105057~Olivier~laurenceolivier]] stars as Captain MacHeath, the leader of all bandits and cutthroats in England. MacHeath is in love with Polly Peachum ([[Performer~P72223~Dorothy Tutin~dorothytutin]]), the daughter of beggar king Peachum ([[Performer~P18845~George Devine~georgedevine]]). He has...more

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