|Gordon MacRae is Curly, a sunny, good-natured ranch hand, and Shirley Jones is Laurey Williams, the farmer's daughter he loves. Rod Steiger is the menacing Jud, who tries to comes between them. The first Rodgers and Hammerstein collaboration, this Academy Award winner for Best Score features the classic songs "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'", "The Surrey With The Fringe On Top" and "People Will Say We're In Love".|
Editor's NoteRodgers and Hammerstein's musical about a love triangle in the midst of the Oklahoma land rush is adapted to the screen featuring the enduring songs "People Will Say We're in Love," "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin," "Oklahoma!" and more. Shirley Jones' debut, this panoramic film was actually shot in Arizona! Academy Award Nominations: 4. Academy Awards: Best Sound Recording and Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.
Cast & Crew
|Arthur Hornblow, Jr. - Producer|
|Fred Zinnemann - Director|
|Geroge Boemler, et. al. - Editor|
|Oliver Smith - Production Designer|
|Oscar Hammerstein II, et. al. - Executive Producer|
|Oscar Hammerstein II, et. al. - Based On Play By|
|Richard Rodgers, et. al. - Original Music By|
|Robert Surtees, et. al. - Cinematographer|
Plot SummaryA big, lush screen version of the Rodgers & Hammerstein hit Broadway musical. Originally presented in Todd-AO widescreen, this rousing tale of a farm girl who falls in love with a cowboy and then must fend off the advances of a villainous suitor is packed with some the most beloved tunes in American theater -- "Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'!," "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top," and, of course, the title song "Oklahoma."
|Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackton, Adolph Deutsch, Winner, Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture|
|Fred Hynes, Winner, Best Sound, Recording|
|Robert Surtees, Nominee, Best Cinematography, Color|
|George Boemler, Gene Ruggiero, Nominee, Best Film Editing|