Senior HTF Member
- Apr 24, 2006
- Charlotte, NC
- Real Name
- Matt Hough
MGM’s 1951 remake of Show Boat might not be the most faithful of the productions to the original show, but there is no denying that MGM’s Technicolor version is brimming with entertainment and is slickly produced, directed, and acted by folks who know their way around a musical.
Show Boat (1951)
Released: 24 Sep 1951
Runtime: 108 min
Director: George Sidney
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Cast: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown
Writer(s): John Lee Mahin (screen play), Jerome Kern (based on the immortal musical play "Show Boat" by), Oscar Hammerstein II (based on the immortal musical play "Show Boat" by), Edna Ferber (from novel)
Plot: The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck...