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Show Boat

6.4
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Original title
Show Boat
Year
Running Time
108 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
John Lee Mahin (Novel: Edna Ferber)
Music
Jerome Kern
Cinematography
Charles Rosher
Cast
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Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Musical | Remake
Synopsis / Plot
The story, based on Edna Ferber's famous novel about life on a Mississippi show boat, tells parallel love stories of two doomed marriages. Magnolia (Kathryn Grayson), the sheltered daughter of the Cotton Blossom's owner (Joe E. Brown), falls in love and runs off to Chicago with a dashing riverboat gambler (Howard Keel). Their marriage is wrecked by his love for Lady Luck, however, and her family brings the pregnant. . .Magnolia back to the show boat to have her baby.
Awards
1951: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Cinematography (Color), OST (Musical)
1951: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
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