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Show boat

a novel

by Edna Ferber

  • 60 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by G.K. Hall in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River
    • Subjects:
    • Large type books,
    • Showboats -- Fiction,
    • Women entertainers -- Fiction,
    • Interracial marriage -- Fiction,
    • Gamblers -- Fiction,
    • Mississippi River -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edna Ferber.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3511.E46 S5 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination620 p. ;
      Number of Pages620
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4256513M
      ISBN 100816131961
      LC Control Number81001937


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"Show Boat" opened at Ziegfeld Theatre on December 27th,and was a towering success. It ran for performances, has been revived frequently, in film three times.

Many of the songs have. The river boat "Cotton Blossom" has just arrived in a small town. It is a show boat, which stops at every city before they wind up the season at New Orleans.

As the boat pulls into the dock with a chorus singing and dancing, everybody, blacks and whites alike, stops whatever they are doing and runs to the banks of the river. “Show Boat” was a testament to the courage of composer Jerome Kern, lyricist and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II, and producer Florenz Ziegfeld.

In an era of “willful nonsense,” they. Show Boat by Edna Ferber is a novel telling Show boat book story of three generations of performers on a floating theater, the Cotton the titled show boat travels down the Mississippi River from the s to the s, readers get a glimpse of a forgotten form of American entertainment.

The Importance of Show Boat When Show Boat was presented in by Florenz Ziegfeld, it was unlike anything the great showman had yet produced. His legendary Follies were really just vaudeville shows on a grand scale, featuring popular headliners of the day in unrelated scenes.

Legendary performers such as Fanny Brice, Will. SHOW BOAT was one of her first great successes. Today the story is better known through its musical theatre incarnation and the film versions the stage show generated, including the version directed by James Whale and starring Irene Dunne and the version directed by George Sidney and starring Katherine Grayson.

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Drawing on exhaustive archival research and including much new information from early draft scripts and scores, this book reveals how Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern created Show Boat in the crucible of the. Synopsis. Taking place over fifty years, Show Boat tells the story of a family of performers living on a show boat, and their struggles with gambling, race, infidelity, and poverty.

In the beginning of the show, Captain Andy runs extremely successful performances aboard his ship, called The Cotton Blossom. Directed by James Whale. With Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson. Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady/10(K).

Edna Ferber’s tribute to the Mississippi River and the show boats that ran up and down it. This timeless tale of the “Cotton Blossom”, Cap'n Andy, his shrewd wife Parthy, their beautiful daughter Magnolia, and her remarkable daughter Kim as the story moves from the Reconstruction Era riverboat to Gilded Age Chicago to Roaring Twenties New York, and finally returns to the.

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Drawing on exhaustive archival research and including much new information from early draft scripts and scores, this book reveals how Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern created Show Boat in the crucible Pages: Written inShow Boat was the second novel written by Edna Ferber, an American novelist short story writer and playwright.

The novel became a best seller and was made into a much celebrated musical in Ferber’s first novel was the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big () and her other work includes Cimarron (), Giant () and Ice Palace (), all made into. "Show Boat" with music by Jerome Kern and book/lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II was first performed in Washington D.C.

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Book & Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II: Perhaps the most influential musical of the twentieth century, Show Boat combined the talents of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, both of whom had felt for some time that Broadway musical theatre was suffering from a lack of depth and needed to steer away from the fluffy musical comedies and.

Upon winning the Pulitzer Prize for her novel So Big (), Edna Ferber traveled on a Mississippi River boat to research her next bestseller Show Boat, an epic narrative of three generations in the lives of a river family.

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