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The Resource South Pacific, music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan

South Pacific, music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan

Label
South Pacific
Title
South Pacific
Statement of responsibility
music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan
Title variation
Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When a young American nurse from Little Rock meets a handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II, they find refuges from the battles around them as their romance blooms
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • Disc 1 (Original theatrical version): English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Disc 2 (Road show version): English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
S6884 2006
PerformerNote
Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1988
  • 1931-
  • 1916-1994
  • 1931-2013
  • 1917-2001
  • 1901-1968
  • 1939-
  • 1892-1964
  • 1902-1979
  • 1895-1960
  • 1907-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Logan, Joshua
  • Osborn, Paul
  • Gaynor, Mitzi
  • Brazzi, Rossano
  • Kerr, John
  • Walston, Ray
  • Hall, Juanita
  • Nuyen, France
  • Brown, Russ
  • Rodgers, Richard
  • Hammerstein, Oscar
  • Michener, James A.
Runtime
157
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
South Pacific, music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on "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
  • Originally produced on the stage by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard Alessandrini; songs-only option; singalong karaoke subtitles (English) -- Disc 2: extended "road show" version of 'South Pacific' (172 min., col.); commentary by Richard Barrios; exclusive featurette: "Making of 'South Pacific'"; Diane Sawyer takes James Michener back to the islands where his "Tales of the South Pacific" were born; vintage stage excerpts: "Some enchanted evening" and "A wonderful guy" performed by original Broadway stars Mary Martin and Ezio Pinza; Fox Movietone News: "'South Pacific' on the screen--a perfect hit, State Department confers high honor on 'South Pacific'"; Mitzi Gaynor screen test; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 157 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 024543381525
  • 024543381532
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2238152
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm74336907
  • (OCoLC)74336907
System details
DVD video; region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.20:1, letterbox) presentation, NTSC; (disc 1) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono.; (disc 2) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
South Pacific, music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan
Publication
Note
  • Based on "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
  • Originally produced on the stage by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard Alessandrini; songs-only option; singalong karaoke subtitles (English) -- Disc 2: extended "road show" version of 'South Pacific' (172 min., col.); commentary by Richard Barrios; exclusive featurette: "Making of 'South Pacific'"; Diane Sawyer takes James Michener back to the islands where his "Tales of the South Pacific" were born; vintage stage excerpts: "Some enchanted evening" and "A wonderful guy" performed by original Broadway stars Mary Martin and Ezio Pinza; Fox Movietone News: "'South Pacific' on the screen--a perfect hit, State Department confers high honor on 'South Pacific'"; Mitzi Gaynor screen test; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 157 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
  • 024543381525
  • 024543381532
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2238152
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm74336907
  • (OCoLC)74336907
System details
DVD video; region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.20:1, letterbox) presentation, NTSC; (disc 1) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono.; (disc 2) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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