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Uniform Title South Pacific (Motion picture : 1958)
Title South Pacific [videorecording] / [presented by] Rodgers and Hammerstein ; directed by Joshua Logan ; produced by Buddy Adler ; screenplay by Paul Osborn ; lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [c2006]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD South Pacific  Disc 2    ---  Inventory in Progress
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 on the stage by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard Alessandrini; songs-only option; singalong karaoke subtitles (English); Disc 2: extended "road show" version of 'South Pacific' (172 min., col.); commentary by Richard Barrios; exclusive featurette: "Making of 'South Pacific'"; Diane Sawyer takes James Michener back to the islands where his "Tales of the South Pacific" were born; 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; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; music, Richard Rodgers.
Cast Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown.
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.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD video; region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.20:1, letterbox) presentation, NTSC; (disc 1) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono.; (disc 2) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Disc 1 (Original theatrical version): English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Disc 2 (Road show version): English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Man-woman relationships -- Oceania -- Drama.
Musical films.
Nurses -- Oceania -- Drama.
Plantation owners -- Oceania -- Drama.
Sailors -- Oceania -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Oceania -- Drama.
Enfermeras -- Oceania -- Teatro.
Plantaciones -- Oceania -- Teatro.
Man-woman relationship -- Oceania -- Drama.
Nurses -- Oceania -- Drama.
Plantation owners -- Oceania -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Musical -- Feature.
Added Author Brazzi, Rossano, 1916-1994.
Gaynor, Mitzi, 1931-
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960.
Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971.
Kerr, John, 1931-2013.
Logan, Joshua, 1908-1988.
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997. Tales of the South Pacific.
Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Note Title on container: Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Standard No. 024543381525
Music No. 2238152 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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