The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
South Pacific
Title
South Pacific
Statement of 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
Title variation
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Lyricist
Publisher
Production personnel
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engspa
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
NUI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; music supervisor and conductor, Alfred Newman
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
PerformerNote
Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown
Runtime
150
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42715063
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version aspect ratio: 2.20:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162108648
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110864
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a1192079
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42715063
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version aspect ratio: 2.20:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086162108648
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4110864
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a1192079
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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