Show Boat


3h 1989

Brief Synopsis

A performance of Jerome Kern's classic 1928 musical, "Show Boat." Set aboard Mississippi riverboats at the turn of the century, it tells the story of the bittersweet romance between Magnolia Hawkes, daughter of the "Cotton Blossom" captain, and Gaylord Ravenal, a rakish riverboat gambler.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (10/27/89), Showboat
Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

Synopsis

A performance of Jerome Kern's classic 1928 musical, "Show Boat." Set aboard Mississippi riverboats at the turn of the century, it tells the story of the bittersweet romance between Magnolia Hawkes, daughter of the "Cotton Blossom" captain, and Gaylord Ravenal, a rakish riverboat gambler.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (10/27/89), Showboat
Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

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