South Pacific
(DVD)

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Language
English
UPC
024543381525, 024543382294

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General Note
Based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener; adapted from the play 'South Pacific' by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
General Note
Issued also as part of the Rodgers & Hammerstein collection.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard Alessandrini; Singalong; Songs-only chapter list. Disc 2: Road show version of 'South Pacific' (172 min., col.); Commentary by Richard Barrios; Making of 'South Pacific featurette; 60 minutes: The tales of the South Pacific; Vintage stage excerpts: "Some enchanted evening" and "A wonderful guy" performed by original Broadway stars Mary Martin and Ezio Pinza; Fox Movietone News: "'South Pacific' on the screen--a perfect hit, State Department confers high honor on 'South Pacific'"; Mitzi Gaynor screen test; Theatrical trailer, Still gallery.
Creation/Production Credits
Produced in Todd-AO ; music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; music supervised and conducted by Alfred Newman ; art direction, Lyle R. Wheeler, John De Cuir ; set decorations, Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; costumes designed by Dorothy Jeakins.
Participants/Performers
Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown, Jack Mullaney, Ken Clark, Floyd Simmons, Candace Lee, Warren Hsieh, Tom Laughlin, voice of Giorgio Tozzi.
Description
A young American nurse from Little Rock meets the handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II. Seeking respite from the battles around them, they find refuge in each other as their romance blooms in the lush tropical paradise.
System Details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio 2.20:1; Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, stereo., mono.
Language
In English (5.0, stereo), dubbed French (mono) or dubbed Spanish (mono) with optional English, English singalong, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Rodgers, R., Hammerstein, O., II., Osborn, P., Shamroy, L., Adler, B., Logan, J., Brazzi, R., Gaynor, M., Kerr, J., Walston, R., Hall, J., Nuyen, F., Brown, R., Mullaney, J., Clark, K., Simmons, F., Lee, C., Hsieh, W., Laughlin, T., Tozzi, G., & Michener, J. A. 1. (2006). South Pacific. Collector's ed. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Richard Rodgers et al.. 2006. South Pacific. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Richard Rodgers et al., South Pacific. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rodgers, Richard, et al. South Pacific. Collector's ed. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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