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Carousel(1956)

Also Known As: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel |

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Brief Synopsis

A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.

Cast & Crew

Henry King Director
Gordon MacRae Billy Bigelow
Shirley Jones Julie Jordan Bigelow
Cameron Mitchell Jigger Craigin
Barbara Ruick Carrie Pipperidge Snow
Claramae Turner Cousin Nettie
Robert Rounseville Mr. Enoch Snow
Gene Lockhart Starkeeper/Dr. Selden
Audrey Christie Mrs. Mullin
Susan Luckey Louise Bigelow
William Le Massena Heavenly friend
John Dehner Mr. Bascombe
Jacques d'Amboise Louise's "Starlight Carnival" dancing partner
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York and Los Angeles openings: 16 Feb 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [CinemaScope 55]
AFI Library; EB; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  4-Track Stereo Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  127-128 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Classic

    Ellen Aberegg 2016-06-13

    The music is outstanding! Theology rough but the point is well summed up in graduation speech. Love is never wasted. MORE>

  • Not the best R&H musical, but still worth a watch.

    Tom N 2016-04-01

    Advertised as the first motion picture filmed with Cinemascope 55 (55mm film), and released in the same year as Walter Lang's "The King and... MORE>

  • Dark for a musical, but I liked it

    Dancing Doll 2014-09-03

    Just having seen South Pacific earlier this week, I preferred Carousel, and was relieved that there was no off-putting screen tint in this one. I was not... MORE>