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The 3 Penny Opera

1931 Rated NR 1hr 45m

In Victorian London's seamy underworld, natty gangster Mackie Messer (Rudolf Forster) -- better known as Mack the Knife -- impetuously weds pretty Polly Peachum (Carola Neher), invoking the wrath of her father, Jonathan (Fritz Rasp). But with help from the crooked police chief (Reinhold Schünzel), Jonathan plans Mackie's downfall in German director G.W. Pabst's classic musical satire featuring an evocative score by Kurt Weill.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

German: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.