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Show Boat


[[Feature~V44518~Show Boat~showboat]] was a part-silent, part-talkie adaptation of the book by [[Performer~P217153~Edna Ferber~ednaferber]]. The film traces the life of Magnolia Hawkes ([[Performer~P39772~Laura La Plante~lauralaplante]]), daughter of Captain Andy of the [[Feature~V85486~Cotton Blossom~blossomsonbroadway]], a 19th century show boat. Magnolia's head is turned by handsome gambler Gaylord Ravenal ([[Performer~P63650~Joseph Schildkraut~josephschildkraut]]), who woos and weds her. He turns...more