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Title Rodgers & Hammerstein's State fair [videorecording].

Imprint Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L STAT SF C00DVD    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    STA    Available
Edition 60th anniversary ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (100, 118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note From a novel by Philip Stong; adapted by Sonya Levien and Paul Green.
Originally released as motion pictures in the in 1945 and 1962.
Title from container.
Special features, 1945 version: audio commentary by film historian Richard Barrios and Tom Briggs; "From page to screen to stage" (featurette); singalong karaoke; still galleries; theatrical trailer.
Special features, 1962 version: audio commentary by Pat Boone; vintage stage excerpt from a 1954 television tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein; rare "State fair" television pilot; theatrical trailer.
Contents Disc 1. [1945 version] / screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II ; produced by William Perlberg; directed by Walter Lang -- disc 2. [1962 version] / screenplay by Richard Breen; produced by Charles Brackett; directed by José Ferrer.
Credits Music, Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein.
Cast 1945 version: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine, Charles Winninger, Fay Bainter, Donald Meek, Frank McHugh.
1962 version: Pat Boone, Bobby Darin, Pamela Tiffin, Ann-Margret, Tom Ewell, Alice Faye, Wally Cox, David Brandon, Clem Harvey, Rovert Foulk, Linda Henrich, Edward "Tap" Canutt.
Summary A small-town family travels to the Iowa State Fair. The father is looking for a blue ribbon for his prize hog, Blue Boy, mom is looking for glory in her cooking, and the kids are looking for love.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation (1945 version of film), anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation (1962 version of film) ; Dolby Digital stereo. (1945 version) and Dolby Digital 4.0 surround (1962 version)
Language English, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Musicals.
Agricultural exhibitions -- Iowa -- Drama.
Country life -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Breen, Richard L.
Stong, Phil, 1899-1957.
Lang, Walter, 1898-1972.
Ferrer, José, 1912-1992.
Crain, Jeanne.
Andrews, Dana, 1909-1992.
Haymes, Dick.
Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995.
Winninger, Charles, 1884-1969.
Bainter, Fay, 1892-1968.
Meek, Donald, 1880-1946.
McHugh, Frank, 1899-1981.
Boone, Pat.
Darin, Bobby.
Tiffin, Pamela.
Ann-Margret, 1941-
Ewell, Tom, 1909-1994.
Faye, Alice, 1915-1998.
Cox, Wally, 1924-1973.
Brandon, David.
Harvey, Clem.
Foulk, Robert.
Henrich, Linda.
Canutt, Edward.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
Stong, Phil, 1899-1957. State fair.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Added Title State fair
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair
State fair (Motion picture : 1945)
State fair (Motion picture : 1962)
Standard No. 024543208464
Music No. 223084610 (disc one) Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
223084620 (disc two) Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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