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Title South Pacific (Motion picture)
South Pacific [videorecording] / [presented by] Rodgers and Hammerstein ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; produced by Buddy Adler ; directed by Joshua Logan.
Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.


 Media and Microforms  PN1995.9.M86 S6884 2006  DVD    AVAILABLE
Edition Collector's ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 157 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
Issued also as part of the Rodgers & Hammerstein collection.
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.
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.
Performer 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.
Note DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio 2.20:1; Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, stereo., mono.
Not rated.
In English (5.0, stereo), dubbed French (mono) or dubbed Spanish (mono) with optional English, English singalong, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Licensed for individual viewing only.
Subject Nurses -- Oceania -- Drama.
Plantation owners -- Oceania -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Oceania -- Drama.
Sailors -- Oceania -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Oceania -- Drama.
Genre Musical films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Contents disc 1. Original theatrical version (157 min.) -- disc 2. Road show version (172 min.).
Summary 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.
Other Author Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988.
Shamroy, Leon, 1901-1974.
Adler, Buddy, 1906-1960.
Logan, Joshua.
Brazzi, Rossano, 1916-1994.
Gaynor, Mitzi, 1931-
Kerr, John, 1931-2013
Walston, Ray, 1917-2001.
Hall, Juanita, 1901-1968.
Nuyen, France, 1939-
Brown, Russ, 1892-1964.
Mullaney, Jack.
Clark, Ken, 1927-2009.
Simmons, Floyd, 1923-2008.
Lee, Candace.
Hsieh, Warren, 1951-
Laughlin, Tom, 1931-2013
Tozzi, Giorgio.
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997. Tales of the South Pacific.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Other Title Title on container: Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific.
Rodgers & Hammerstein collection.