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Show boat [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Meyer ; screen play by John Lee Mahin ; directed by George Sidney ; produced by Arthur Freed.

Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, [1997]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 -- Film adaptations.
Gamblers -- Drama.
Women entertainers -- Drama.
Paddle steamers -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
English, French, and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital sound mono.
Summary:
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler.
Participant:
Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown, Marge and Gower Champion, Robert Sterling, Agnes Moorehead, William Warfield.
Credits:
Music, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
Based on the musical play by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, II from Edna Ferber's novel.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Sidney, George, 1916-2002 , Director
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973 , Producer
Mahin, John Lee, 1902-1984. , Screenwriter
Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010. , Actor
Gardner, Ava, 1922-1990 , Actor
Keel, Howard, 1919-2004. , Actor
Brown, Joe E. (Joe Evan), 1892-1973. , Actor
Champion, Marge. , Actor
Champion, Gower, 1919-1980. , Actor
Sterling, Robert, 1917-2006. , Actor
Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974. , Actor
Warfield, William. , Actor
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. , Author
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. , Composer
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960. , Composer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0792835964
9780792835967
OCLC:
39210856
Publisher Number:
027616661425
906614 MGM/UA Home Video
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