Call number: DVD-3360

PABST, Georg Wilhelm
L'Opéra de quat'sous [Die 3-groschenoper] [The Threepenny Opera]
Tobis-Filmkunst, Nero-Film, Warner Bros, First National Pictures, 1931 Producer: Seymour Nebenzal
Screenplay: Leo Lania, Ladislaus Vajda, Béla Balázs, from the musical play by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill from the play by John Gay
French adaptation: Solange Bussy
French text: André Mauprey
Photography: Fritz Arno Wagner
Production design: Andrej Andrejew
Music: Kurt Weill
Polly Peachum		Florelle
Mackie			Albert Préjean	 
Peachum 		Gaston Modot
Jenny 			Margo Lion
Smith, the jailor 	Vladimir Sokoloff
Madame Peachum 		Lucy de Matha
Tiger Brown 		Jacques Henley
Street singer		Bill Bocketts
Pastor			Hermann Thimig
New beggar		Antonin Artaud
Beggar			Roger Gaillard
Girl at Turnbridge 	Marie-Antoinette Buzet
Mackie Messer's Band 	Arthur Duarte, Marcel Merminod, Pierre Léaud, Albert Broquin
98 minutes
In French with optional English subtitles
On 2 DVDs

This is DVD 2, containing the French version

Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Scene selection
Source BFI

Back to the Bain Graffy Film Collection
Move to the home page for the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London.
Queries to
This page last revised Friday 1 February 2013.