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Show Boat


The third and (to date) last film version of the [[Performer~P217153~Edna Ferber~ednaferber]]/[[Performer~P97239~Jerome Kern~jeromekern]]/[[Performer~P93274~Oscar Hammerstein II~oscarhammersteinii]] musical Show Boat falls just short of greatness but is still a whale of a show. [[Performer~P37315~Howard Keel~howardkeel]] and [[Performer~P28405~Kathryn Grayson~kathryngrayson]] are in fine fettle as irresponsible gambler Gaylord Ravenal and showboat ingenue Magnolia Hawks. The plot adheres closely to the...more