THE MERRY WIDOW (Lehar)
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THE MERRY WIDOW (Lehar)

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A lavish and romantic production of one of the world’s most beloved operettas. This 1955 telecast of Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow stars the beautiful actress and singer Anne Jeffreys, Metropolitan Opera tenor Brian Sullivan, and legendary character actor Edward Everett Horton. The role of Valencienne is played by the charming soprano Helena Bliss, star of Broadway’s Song of Norway, in a rare TV appearance. DVD Includes the original commercials, as a separate bonus feature. Black & white, 90 minutes (including extras).

THE MERRY WIDOW

Music by Franz Lehar
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Book adaptation by William Friedberg, Neil Simon, Will Glickman
Produced and Directed by Max Liebman
Cast:

Madame Sonya (the Widow): Anne Jeffreys
Count Danilo: Brian Sullivan
Baron Zetta: Edward Everett Horton
Valencienne: Helena Bliss
Georges de Fontanne: John Conte
Entertainers: Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander
Marsovian Dancer: Beatrice Kraft

Live Telecast of April 9, 1955