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South Pacific

Author: Paul OsbornOscar Hammerstein, IIBuddy AdlerJoshua LoganRobert SimpsonAll authors
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif. : CBS Fox Video : Distributed by] 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [©1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this musical film explores the theme of racial prejudice in two parallel stories--that of a Navy nurse's love for a plantation owner with two Eurasian children, and a Marine lieutenant's love for a native woman.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Musical films
War films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: James A Michener; James A Michener
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Osborn; Oscar Hammerstein, II; Buddy Adler; Joshua Logan; Robert Simpson; Rossano Brazzi; Mitzi Gaynor; John Kerr; Ray Walston; Juanita Hall; France Nuyen; Russ Brown; Richard Rodgers; James A Michener; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Magna Theatre Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; CBS Fox Video.
OCLC Number: 42715063
Language Note: English language soundtrack (THX Dolby 2.0 or 5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Widescreen format (aspect ratio: 2.20:1).
Based on the novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener.
Adapted from the play South Pacific by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958 by 20th Century Fox.
Special features include: Movietone newsreel on movie's premiere ; theatrical trailer ; cast & crew biographies ; production notes.
Credits: Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; music supervisor and conductor, Alfred Newman.
Cast: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown.
Description: 1 videodisc (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen format (aspect ratio: 2.20:1) --
Interactive menus --
Scene selection --
Movietone news trailer --
Languages: English 5.1 surround ; English Dolby surround --
Subtitles: English ; Spanish.
Other Titles: South Pacific (Motion picture)
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Responsibility: Rodgers and Hammerstein present ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; presented by Magna Theatre Corporation ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan.

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Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this musical film explores the theme of racial prejudice in two parallel stories--that of a Navy nurse's love for a plantation owner with two Eurasian children, and a Marine lieutenant's love for a native woman.

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