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The Merry Widow (1934)

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99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

When a small kingdom's main tax payer leaves for Paris, its king dispatches a dashing count to win back her allegiance.
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Writers
Ernest Vajda (screen play) | Samson Raphaelson (screen play) | Viktor Léon (based on book and lyrics by) (as Victor Leon) (libretto Die lustige Witwe) | Leo Stein (based on book and lyrics by) (libretto Die lustige Witwe) | Marcel Achard
Cinematographer
Oliver T. Marsh (photographed by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Nov 2, 1934 (United States)

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Maurice Chevalier
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Edward Everett Horton
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Marcel Vallée
L'ambassadeur (French Version) L'ambassadeur (French Version)   See fewer
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Una Merkel
Queen Dolores Queen Dolores   See fewer
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Danièle Parola
La reine (French Version) La reine (French Version)   See fewer
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George Barbier
King Achmed II King Achmed II   See fewer
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André Berley
Le roi (French Version) Le roi (French Version)   See fewer
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Fifi D'Orsay
Marcelle (French Version) Marcelle (French Version)   See fewer
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Minna Gombell
Marcelle Marcelle   See fewer
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Pauline Garon
Lola (French Version) Lola (French Version)   See fewer
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George Davis
L'ordonnance (French Version) L'ordonnance (French Version)   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
Orderly Mishka Orderly Mishka   See fewer
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Jean Perry
Le valet (French Version) Le valet (French Version)   See fewer
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Herman Bing
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Louis Adlon
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Jacklyn Alexander
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Lona Andre
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7.2 / 10 | 2,397 votes