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Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor

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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