The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

Lana Turner
Director: Curtis Bernhardt Cast: Lana Turner
Lana Turner
, Fernando Lamas
Fernando Lamas
, Una Merkel
Una Merkel
Curtis Bernhardt

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Based on an operetta by Franz Lehar, this remake of the 1934 original finds a wealthy widow (Lana Turner) returning to her husband's native land to dedicate a memorial to him. The king (Thomas Gomez) of the country, deep in debt, tries to convince her to stay by offering a young count (Fernando Lamas) for her to marry. The film earned Oscar nominations for Best Art Direction/Set Decoration and Best Costumes.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/17/2015
UPC: 0888574353995
Original Release: 1952
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 2:17:00
Sales rank: 16,613

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lana Turner Crystal Radek
Fernando Lamas Count Danilo
Una Merkel Kitty Riley
Richard Haydn Baron Popoff
Thomas Gomez King of Marshovia
John Abbott Marshovian Ambassador
King Donovan Nitki
Robert Coote Marquis De Crillon
Sujata Gypsy Girl
Lisa Ferraday Marcella
Shepard Menken Kunjany
Ludwig Stossel Major Domo
Marcel Dalio Police Sergeant
Edward Earle Chestnut Vendor
Trudy Erwin Actor
Anne Kimbell Second Girl
Joi Lansing Maxim Girl
Wanda McKay First Girl
Greg Sherwood Actor
Gwen Verdon Specialty Dancer
Dave Willock Attache

Technical Credits
Curtis Bernhardt Director
Jay Blackton Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Jack Cole Choreography
Cedric Gibbons Production Designer
Arnold A. Gillespie Special Effects
Paul Groesse Production Designer
Arthur Krams Set Decoration/Design
Sonya Levien Screenwriter
William Ludwig Screenwriter
Conrad A. Nervig Editor
Warren Newcombe Special Effects
Joe Pasternak Producer
Helen Rose Costumes/Costume Designer
Gile Steele Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Surtees Cinematographer
William J. Tuttle Makeup
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design

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