Show Boat Trailer & Clips


Show Boat full movie is released on May 17, 1936. Watch Show Boat online - the English Comedy movie from United States. Show Boat is directed by James Whale and created by Edna Ferber with Irene Dunne and Allan Jones.

Adaptation of the Broadway musical. Magnolia Hawks is the lovely but protected, and thus very naive, daughter of Cap'n Andy Hawks, the genial proprietor of a show boat that cruises the Missisippi, and his nagging wife, Parthy. She is best friends with the show boat's star, Julie LaVerne, but Julie and her husband Steve are forced to leave when it is revealed that Julie has "Negro" blood in her, thereby breaking the state law by being married to the white Steve. Magnolia replaces Julie as the show boat's female star, and the show's new male star is the suave gambler Gaylord Ravenal. "Nola" and Gaylord fall in love and marry against Parthy's wishes. They and their young daughter lead the high life when Gaylord is lucky in gambling, but live like dirt when he's unlucky. During one such unlucky streak, a broken Gaylord leaves Nola, and she is forced to start over by returning to the stage. Like Old Man River, as the famous song from this show goes, she just keeps rollin' along.

As know as:

Teater-Baaden, Плавучий театр, Showboat, Teatterilaiva, Edna Ferber's Show Boat


United States



Production Companies:

Universal Pictures


Here Comes the Grand and Glorious "Show Boat" (version of 1936), Sensation of 1936!, HEAR Glorious New Music and Songs by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II: "Gallivantin' Around", "Ah Still Suits Me", "I Have The Room Above Her", plus "Make Believe", "Ol' Man River", "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man of Mine"., THE GRANDEST SHOW YOU'LL EVER KNOW! (lobby card)

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