THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Anniversary of
Show Boat (Video)
The intricate lives of people living on a
first came to life at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Dec. 27, 1927. Adapted by Show Boat Oscar Hammerstein II from Edna Ferber's novel, with music composed by Jerome Kern, the beautiful score featured such classics as "Ol' Man River" and "Make Believe." The cast included Helen Morgan, Norma Terris, Charles Winninger and Jules Bledsoe.
Playbill.com has collected videos from throughout the years to mark the special date.
Paul Robeson - "Ol' Man River."
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