Show Boat
Show Boat (1951)

The third and (to date) last film version of the Edna Ferber/Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II musical +Show Boat falls just short of greatness but is still a whale of a show. Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson are in fine fettle as… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1951
DVD Release Date: August 27, 1997
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A much weaker Show Boat version than the 1936 one by James Whale.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Okay, but not a patch on the 1936 James Whale film.

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jay nixon
beautiful music, great cast and Ava Gardner will break your heart