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South Pacific-Collectors Edition

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Rodgers and Hammerstein's Academy Award -winning "South Pacific" is a towering musical masterpiece and the tender love story of a na ve young Navy nurse (Mitzi Gaynor) and an older French Plantation owner (Rossano Brazzi) on a U.S. occupied South Sea island. The breathtaking score is highlighted by some of the most romantic songs ever written: "Some Enchanted Evening," "There is Nothin' Like a Dame," "Younger Than Springtime" and more. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, South Pacific ranks among the most celebrated of Rodgers and Hammerstein's acclaimed musicals.Episodes-Bonus Features:Disc 1:Original Theatrical Release w/SCommentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard AlessandriniEnglish Sing-a-long SubtitlesDisc 2:Road Show Version wSCommentary by Richard BarriosMaking of South Pacific60 Minutes: The Tales of The South PacificVintage Stage Excerpt:"I'm Goint To Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,""Finale,""Some Enchanted Evening,"&"A Wonderful Guy"performed by MaryMartin and Ezio Pinza."South Pacific" On The Screen-A Perfect HitState Department Confers High Honor on "South Pacific"Screen Test: Mitzy GaynorTheatricalTrailerStill GallerySystem Requirements:Running Time 151 Mins.Format: DVD MOVIE


Studio Foxvideo
SKU 202978492
UPC 024543381525
UPC 14 00024543381525
Format DVD
Release Date 11/7/2006
Rating NR
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  2.35:1
Name Brazzi,Rossano
Link Search Link
Cast & Crew
Buddy Adler - Producer
George P. Skouras - Executive Producer
James Michener - Based On Novel By
John Kerr - Actor
Joshua Logan - Director
Joshua Logan - Based On Play By
Leon Shamroy - Cinematographer
Mitzi Gaynor - Actor
Oscar Hammerstein, II - Based On Play By
Paul Osborn - Screenplay
Ray Walston - Actor
Richard Rodgers - Original Music By
Robert L. Simpson - Editor
Rossano Brazzi - Actor
Nominee (1959) Golden Globe, South Pacific, Best Motion Picture - Musical,Golden Globe, Mitzi Gaynor, Best Motion Picture Actress - Comedy/Musical,Grammy, Alfred Newman, Best Soundtrack Album, Dramatic Picture Score or Original Cast,Oscar, Leon Shamroy, Best Cinematography, Color,Oscar, Ken Darby, Alfred Newman, Best Music, Scoring Of A Musical Picture
Winner (1959) Oscar, Fred Hynes, Best Sound
Review With the exception of their final musical, The Sound of Music, South Pacific is Rodgers and Hammerstein's only other work to grapples with a political and moral issue directly. As in Carousel, the characters in South Pacific possess odious traits, yet they are never mere stick figures. Instead, they are human beings capable of evolving...South Pacific is the most handsome of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals. Like Oklahoma!, it gets a comic boost from its supporting characters. Ray Walston, in particular, as a scheming seaman is a scream - and he looks just great in a grass skirt and wig during the "Honey Bun" number. With songs like "Honey Bun" and "Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair" on the soundtrack, South Pacific also benefits from one of Rodgers and Hammerstein's brightest scores.
Reviewer Pam Grady
ReviewRating 9
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 2.35:1, Sensormatic, Spanish, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Brazzi,Rossano
Label Fox Home Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
David Bezanson, ...poignant and thoughtful lyrics put to classic melodies.
Steve Crum, great Rodgers & Hammerstein musical.
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