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The Merry Widow

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[[Performer~P100296~Ernst Lubitsch~ernstlubitsch]] directs the 1934 musical comedy The Merry Widow, based on the 1905 operetta by [[Performer~P99230~Franz Lehar~franzleh√°r]]. In 1885, King Achmed ([[Performer~P3844~George Barbier~georgebarbier]]) strives to protect the financial interests of his small, poor kingdom of Marshovia in Central Europe. When the kingdom's wealthiest widow, Sonia ([[Performer~P44152~Jeanette MacDonald~jeanettemacdonald]]), goes off to Paris, the king sends the village's greatest...more

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