Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
Produced by Johnny Green
Starring Johnny Green
Cinematography Robert H. Planck
Edited by John McSweeney Jr.
Distributed by MGM
Release dates
  • 1953 (1953)
Running time 9 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor (also known as The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture) is a 1953 American short musical film produced by Johnny Green. It won an Academy Award in 1954 for Best Short Subject (One-Reel).[1][2]

The film consists of the MGM Symphony Orchestra playing the Overture to Otto Nicolai's opera The Merry Wives of Windsor, conducted by Johnny Green.

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  1. ^ "The 26th Academy Awards (1954) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-20. 
  2. ^ "New York Times: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 

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