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Show Boat(1936)

Also Known As: Edna Ferber's Show Boat |

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Brief Synopsis

Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."

Cast & Crew

James Whale Director
Irene Dunne Magnolia
Allan Jones [Gaylord] Ravenal
Charles Winninger Cap'n Andy Hawks
Helen Morgan Julie [LaVerne]
Sammy White Frank [Schultz]
Donald Cook Steve [Baker]
Francis X. Mahoney Rubber Face [Smith]
Marilyn Knowlden Kim, as a child
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 14 May 1936
Release Date:  1936 Production Date:  A James Whale Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Productions, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Universal Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  110, 112 or 115 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • 1936

    Catheryne 2015-06-21

    This version of Showboat is magical. The glorious music and lyrics so well known by all, the entire outstanding cast, the surprise of Irene Dunne's... MORE>

  • About Time Whale Got His Propers From H'wood

    whaleofatale 2015-06-18

    To me,Whale was always more than Frankenstein.Here he proves it.Top notch cast and he pours all his efforts into his craft.Robeson became a long time... MORE>

  • Show Boat Soars!

    Lynn 2015-01-18

    I love this version of Show Boat best. An outstanding cast led by Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Helen Morgan, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson and Hattie... MORE>