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Show Boat
Directed by:
George Sidney

"Show Boat" is a Drama/Musical/Romance film directed by George Sidney, and written by Jerome Kern (immortal musical play "Show Boat"), released in the USA on July 13 of 1951 . Kathryn Grayson and Ava Gardner are starring, alongside Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown, Marge Champion and Gower Champion.

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Who is the director of "Show Boat":

Show Boat was directed by George Sidney, an American director, and producer.

Before directing Show Boat, George Sidney had directed Annie Get Your Gun, released in 1950, Key to the City (1950), The Three Musketeers (1948), Cass Timberlane (1947), Till the Clouds Roll By (1946), and Holiday in Mexico (1946). Since, he directed Scaramouche, released in 1952, Young Bess (1953), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Jupiter's Darling (1955), The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), and Jeanne Eagels (1957).

What was the release date of "Show Boat":

Show Boat was first released on Friday, July 13, 1951, in the United States.. This was sixty-eight (68) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 12, 1951 in France; Tuesday, April 08, 1952 in Germany; Thursday, December 27, 1951 in Italy; Friday, March 07, 1952 in Spain and on Thursday, April 24, 1952 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Show Boat":

At the casting of Show Boat we find Kathryn Grayson, previously seen in Grounds for Marriage (1951) and The Toast of New Orleans (1950); Ava Gardner (My Forbidden Past (1951), Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)); Howard Keel (Pagan Love Song (1950), Annie Get Your Gun (1950)) [ more... ]

  • Howard Keel, Marge Champion and Gower Champion also worked together in Jupiter's Darling, released in 1955.
  • Howard Keel and Ava Gardner also appeared in Ride, Vaquero!, released in 1953.
  • Gower Champion and Marge Champion also appeared in Mr. Music, released in 1950.

What is the Storyline of "Show Boat":

The basic plot remains the same as in the stage play and the 1936 film version. When the Cotton Blossom, Cap'n Andy Hawks's show boat, arrives in a Mississippi town to give a performance, a fistfight breaks out between Steve Baker (Robert Sterling), the company's leading man, and Pete (Leif Erickson), the boat's engineer who has been making passes at Steve's wife, leading lady Julie La Verne (Ava Gardner). But Cap'n Andy (Joe E. Brown) pretends to the assembled crowd that the two were really [...]

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