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Show Boat

based on play or musical silent film riverboat early sound film

Show Boat

Release Date: July 27, 1929

Year    :   1929
Slogan    :   «Universal's Motion Picture Triumph!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures
Director    :   Harry A. Pollard
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Writers    :   Edna Ferber, Edward J. Montaigne
RunTime    :   146 mins.

This film sticks very closely to the Edna Ferber novel, rather than the musical based on the novel. There are only two major changes from Ferber's book : *Julie in this version is a white woman, not a racially mixed one; therefore she and her husband are not unlawfully married. * Ravenal returns at the end, instead of dying as in the novel


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