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South Pacific / 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.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif. :] : [CBS Fox Video]: [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; music supervisor and conductor, Alfred Newman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
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.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Oceania > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Racism > Drama.
Oceania > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Musical films.
War films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 9 of 10 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Albany Carnegie.


  • 0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Carnegie Public Library DVD SOU NR (Text) 35615010060477 New Items DVD Available -

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