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Director: Fred Zinnemann     Starring: Shirley Jones Gordon MacRae
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Format: DVD
Sku: 40722989
UPC: 024543208433
UPC 14: 00024543208433
Rating: Game Rating Code
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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 Note
Rodgers 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.

Features

Video Features DVD, English, Spanish, Subtitled, No Longer Produced

Technical Info


Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Foxvideo
Video Release Date Release Date: 11/4/2008
Video Play Time Running Time: 145 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1955
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 2230843
Video UPC UPC: 00024543208433
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 2

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English, Spanish Dubbed
Video Subtitle Available Subtitles: English, Spanish
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Anamorphic Widescreen  2.20:1 & 2.55:1

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Eddie Albert
Video Cast Info Gordon MacRae
Video Cast Info Rod Steiger
Video Cast Info Shirley Jones
Video Cast Info Arthur Hornblow, Jr. - Producer
Video Cast Info Fred Zinnemann - Director
Video Cast Info Geroge Boemler, et. al. - Editor
Video Cast Info Oliver Smith - Production Designer
Video Cast Info Oscar Hammerstein II, et. al. - Executive Producer
Video Cast Info Oscar Hammerstein II, et. al. - Based On Play By
Video Cast Info Richard Rodgers, et. al. - Original Music By
Video Cast Info Robert Surtees, et. al. - Cinematographer
Plot Summary
A 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."

Awards


Oscar (1956)
Video Award Name Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackton, Adolph Deutsch, Winner, Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture
Video Award Name Fred Hynes, Winner, Best Sound, Recording
   Video Award Name Robert Surtees, Nominee, Best Cinematography, Color
   Video Award Name George Boemler, Gene Ruggiero, Nominee, Best Film Editing

Professional Reviews

Entertainment Weekly
Rating: B 12/23/1994 p.77

USA Today
"...Much of this outdoor musical was literally shot outdoors, and the skies Gordon MacRae sings to look the bluest they've looked in 40 years..." 12/09/1994 p.3D

Premiere
"[T]he lavish 1955 production almost instantly became a Great American Film Musing?.A sunny explosion of classic songs, all gorgeously shot..." 12/01/2005 p.182

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Grahame,Gloria
Product attributeLabel:   Fox Home Entertainment
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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