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SHOW BOAT (1936)
1936, Warner Brothers, 113 min, Dir: James Whale

James Whale of FRANKENSTEIN fame directs Irene Dunne in this splendid Oscar Hammerstein musical about an overly trusting young woman who, against her mother's better judgment, is thrust into the spotlight as leading lady in a show boat theater company. Features the classic, wistful song "Ol' Man River" as performed by Paul Robeson.

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