Show Boat

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

Greatly enhanced by its deft use of color, this third film version of Hammerstein and Kern's classic musical is nearly as good as the superlative second and much better than the lackluster first (1936 and 1929, respectively). Yet, as was the case with the 1936 version, the Motion Picture Academy barely acknowledged the film's excellence, nominating more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (3 Credits)
George Wells
Jack McGowan
John Lee Mahin
Source (3 Credits)
Edna Ferber
Oscar Hammerstein
Producer (1 Credit)
Arthur Freed
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Charles Rosher
Editor (1 Credit)
John Dunning
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Art Director (2 Credits)
Jack Martin Smith
Set Decorator (2 Credits)
Alfred E. Spencer
Edwin B. Willis
Costumes (1 Credit)
Walter Plunkett
Special Effects (2 Credits)
Peter Ballbusch
Warren Newcombe
Music Director (2 Credits)
Adolph Deutsch
Conrad Salinger
Choreography (1 Credit)
Make Up (1 Credit)
William Tuttle