The Merry Widow1952

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The Merry Widow
Directed by:
Curtis Bernhardt

Directed by Curtis Bernhardt, and written by Sonya Levien, "The Merry Widow" (also known as "Vedova allegra, La", "Lustige Witwe, Die") is a Musical film, released in the USA on September 05 of 1952 , starring Lana Turner, Fernando Lamas, Una Merkel, Richard Haydn, Thomas Gomez and John Abbott.

Who directed "The Merry Widow":

The Merry Widow was directed by Curtis Bernhardt, a German director, writer, and producer.

Before making The Merry Widow, Curtis Bernhardt had directed The Blue Veil, released in 1951, Payment on Demand (1951), High Wall (1947), Possessed (1947), A Stolen Life (1946), and Devotion (1946). Since, he directed Miss Sadie Thompson, released in 1953, The Student Prince (1954), Beau Brummell (1954), Interrupted Melody (1955), Gaby (1956), and Kisses for My President (1964).

When was "The Merry Widow" released:

The Merry Widow was initially released on Friday, September 05, 1952, in the United States. Also released on this day was Monkey Business (dir. Howard Hawks). This was sixty-seven (67) years ago.

It has been released on 1953 in Germany and on Sunday, February 13, 1955 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Merry Widow":

At the casting of The Merry Widow we find Lana Turner, previously seen in Mr. Imperium (1951) and A Life of Her Own (1950); Fernando Lamas (Rich, Young and Pretty (1951), Historia de una mala mujer (1948)); Una Merkel (With a Song in My Heart (1952), Golden Girl (1951)) [ more... ]

  • Fernando Lamas, Una Merkel and Marcel Dalio also appeared in Rich, Young and Pretty, released in 1951.
  • Thomas Gomez and John Abbott also appeared in Sombrero, released in 1953.
  • Marcel Dalio and Lisa Ferraday can be seen in The Snows of Kilimanjaro, released in 1952.
  • Sujata and Fernando Lamas also appeared in The Diamond Queen, released in 1953.

What is the Storyline of "The Merry Widow":

The young widow Crystal Radek is invited to Marshovia, a small European kingdom, to attend the unveiling of a statue in honour of her deceased husband. The royal coffers are seriously in need of her money so the king sends out count Danilo to seduce her.


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