The Great Mr. Handel

United Kingdom, 1942

Film
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A costume drama about one of the world’s most loved composers this film, set in 1741, is about George Frederick Handel’s creation of the most popular choral works since that time - The Messiah. This amazing work was completed in three weeks. Wilfred Lawson stars as Handel, and as this beautiful period piece was one of the early Technicolour films to be produced in Britain, it makes for delightful viewing.

Credits

producer

Jas B Sloan

production company

G H W Productions

Duration

01:41:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1942

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38360

Language

English

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Music & Performing Arts → Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

Music & Performing Arts → Music - 18th century

Musicals

People → Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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