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The Beggar’s Opera

Movies / 1 x 94'

Rainbow Films

Peter Brook, 1953, B&W

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Stanley Holloway, George Devine, Hugh Griffith

Captain MacHeath, the ruthless leader of all bandits in England, is in love with the beggar king’s daughter. He also has an affair with the daughter of a corrupt constable. Both fathers plot to kill him, but he manages to escape and exact his revenge.