The Great Mr. Handel

United Kingdom, 1942

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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.

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Credits

producer

Jas B Sloan

production company

G H W Productions

director

Norman Walker

Duration

01:41:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1942

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