The Merry Widow
The Merry Widow (1934)

In this romantic musical comedy, the playboy prince of impoverished Marshovia is assigned to woo and wed the country's wealthiest widow to boost the nation's economy. If he fails, he will lose all of his princely privileges in a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 2, 1934
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Lubitsch's charming operetta, based on Franz Lehar's popular work, features great star turns by Maurice Chevalier and Jeannette MacDonald in their last teaming together.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not Lubitsch's best, but still Lubitsch

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The chemistry between stars Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald seems as tasty as a French pastry.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

The Lubitsch touch is in full swing here. A gem.

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Cinema Films
Based on Franz Lehar's operetta, The Merry Widown is an amusing and intelligent film.