Show Boat (13-Jul-1951)|
Director: George Sidney
Writer: John Lee Mahin
From novel: Show Boat by Edna Ferber
From a play: Show Boat by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Direction: Adolph Deutsch
Producer: Arthur Freed
A gambler and the daughter of a riverboat captain fall in love, to the great consternation of her mother. Big-budget Technicolor MGM musical production, including construction of an impressive riverboat. Remake of Show Boat (1936), with significant changes including an abbreviated plot line. Received Oscar nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Score of a Musical.
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