The Merry Widow Poster

Release Date: 1952

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
The nation of Marshovia finds itself in dire financial straits, so when wealthy widow Crystal Radek (Lana Turner) comes to visit, the King of Marshovia (Thomas Gomez) convinces dapper Count Danilo (Fernando Lamas) to win her heart and marry her, thus making sure that her fortune will continue to bolster the tiny country's ailing economy. It's a fine plan. The only problem is that Crystal seems to be the only woman alive capable of resisting the count's considerable charms.

Cast: Lana Turner, Fernando Lamas, Una Merkel, Richard Haydn, Thomas Gomez, John Abbott, Marcel Dalio, King Donovan

Director: Curtis Bernhardt

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Amusing, Pursuit, Love


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