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Show Boat (1929/1936/1951)

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Based On:

  • "Show Boat" music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, II and P.G. Wodehouse; book by Edna Ferber and Oscar Hammerstein, II (1927).
  • Show Boat by Edna Ferber (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1926).


  • Show boat: the story of a classic American musical by Miles Kreuger (New York: Oxford University Press, 1977).

Referenced in:

  • Enchanted evenings: the Broadway musical from Show boat to Sondheim by Geoffrey Block (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).
  • The best musicals from Show boat to A chorus line: Broadway, off Broadway, London by Arthur Jackson (New York: Crown Publishers, 1977).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.


Featured in:

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  • "Paul Robeson: Here I Stand" (PBS American Masters, 1999).

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