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Show Boat (1951)

NR 107 min - Music, Romance - 13 July 1951
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When it comes to music on the Mississippi river, the Cotton Blossom show boat is the place to go. When musical main attraction Julie Laverne (Ava Gardner) and her husband are suddenly forced to leave the show, Cotton Blossom owner Andy Hawks' (Joe E. Brown) own daughter, Magnolia (Kathryn Grayson), takes center stage. She soon falls madly in love with roguish gambler Gaylord Ravenal (Howard Keel), and the two leave the Cotton Blossom on a honeymoon -- only to enter into a tumultuous marriage.

Director:  George Sidney
Stars:  Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Joe E. Brown, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Robert Sterling, Agnes Moorehead, Bess Flowers, Leif Erickson, William Warfield, Linda Christian, Adele Jergens, Anna Q. Nilsson, Bert Roach, Regis Toomey

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Storyline

When it comes to music on the Mississippi river, the Cotton Blossom show boat is the place to go. When musical main attraction Julie Laverne (Ava Gardner) and her husband are suddenly forced to leave the show, Cotton Blossom owner Andy Hawks' (Joe E. Brown) own daughter, Magnolia (Kathryn Grayson), takes center stage. She soon falls madly in love with roguish gambler Gaylord Ravenal (Howard Keel), and the two leave the Cotton Blossom on a honeymoon -- only to enter into a tumultuous marriage.



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Genres: Music, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  13 July 1951

Box Office

Budget:  $2,300,000
Revenue:  $11,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 47 min

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