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Show Boat(Movie, 1951)

1h 47min | Genres: Drama, Kids & Family, Music, Romance / Love
Show BoatRating: 3.1/5 (with 2525 votes)
Show Boat is a 1951 American musical romantic comedy-drama film, based on the 1927 stage musical of the same name by Jerome Kern (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (script and lyrics), and the 1926 novel by Edna Ferber. It was made by MGM, adapted for the screen by John Lee Mahin, produced by Arthur Freed and directed by George Sidney. Filmed previously in 1929 and in 1936, this third adaptation of Show Boat was shot in Technicolor in the typical MGM lavish style, while the basic plot remains unchanged. The film stars Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, and Howard Keel, with Joe E. Brown, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, William Warfiel..."> ()
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Awards & Nominations for Show Boat

Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score

About Show Boat

A dashing Mississippi river gambler wins the affections of the daughter of the owner of the Show Boat.


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Trailer for Show Boat + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Show Boat (1951) - HD Trailer(Trailer, 4:02)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Edna Ferber ("Show Boat")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 12 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/19/1951
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Barco das Ilusões"
"Magnolia"
"쇼 보트"
Budget: 2,300,000 USD
Revenue: 11,000,000 USD (= 478%)
Aspect Ratio: 4:3

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Other movies with this title: Show Boat (US, 1929), Show Boat (US, 1936), Show Boat (2015)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:4175, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 07/11/2021