A lavishly romantic three-act ballet, The Merry Widow was choreographed by Ronald Hynd and set to the music of Franz Lehár. In order to avert bankruptcy, the Pontevedrian Embassy orders Count Danilo to marry wealthy widow Hanna Glawari. Filmed by the CBC for television.
Featuring: Karen Kain, John Meehan, Raymond Smith, Yoko Ichino, Artists of The National Ballet of Canada
Length: 88 minutes
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