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Title of the Film THE MERRY WIDOW
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1952
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 104
Length (in meters) 2880
Colour colour
Genre Musical
Based on/Source Operetta by Franz Lehar, Victor Leon and Leo Stein
Production Companies Loew's Incorporated, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Producer(s) Joe Pasternak
Director Curtis Bernhardt
Cast Lana Turner, Fernando Lamas, Una Merkel, Richard Haydn, Thomas Gomez, Marcel Dalio, Ludwig Stoessel, Lisa Golm, Erno Verebes
Literature Hollywood Reporter, 8 July 1952
Variety, 9 July 1952
Kinematograph Weekly, 28 August 1952
Time, 8 September 1952
New York Times, 25 September 1952
Spectator, 10 October 1952
Newsweek, 13 October 1952
Times, 17 October 1952
Jewish Chronicle, 24 October 1952
Monthly Film Bulletin, October 1952
Picturegoer, 8 November 1952
Picturegoer, 15 November 1952
Special notes Art direction by Cedric Gibbons and Paul Groesse

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