Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
SummaryIt is 1943 and World War II rages on. The United States Navy has established several bases in the Solomon Islands, in preparation for an invasion towards New Guinea and the Central Pacific. On one of these islands lives a French planter named Emile de Becque. The Navy wishes to employ him to scout out the nearby Japanese held islands. To accomplish this task, de Becque is approached by Nellie Forbush, a US Navy nurse. Together they find refuge from the battles around them as their romance blooms.
ContentsSouth Pacific (Theatrical version ; 157 min.)
South Pacific (Road show version ; 172 min.).
Navy-yards and naval stations -- Solomon Islands -- Drama.
Plantation owners -- Solomon Islands -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Solomon Islands -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Beverly Hills, CA :20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,2009
|Edition||50th anniversary ed.|
|Other Titles|| Tales of the South Pacific.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
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.
Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971.
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997. Tales of the South Pacific.
South Pacific Enterprises, Inc.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown.
English (DTS-HD 5.1, Dolby 4.0, Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Title from container.
Originally produced on the stage by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan.
Based on the novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Special features: Disc one: Audio commentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard Alessandrini (Theatrical version); singalong karaoke subtitles (in English); songs-only option. Disc two: Extended "Road show" version of the film; audio commentary by Richard Barrios ("Road show" version); "Passion, prejudice and South Pacific: creating an American masterpiece" documentary; "The making of South Pacific" featurette; Diane Sawyer interview with James Michener, author of Tales of the South Pacific; vintage stage excerpts featuring performances by Mary Martin and Ezio Pinza; Fox Movietonews; still gallery; Mitzi Gaynor screen test.
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (2.20:1); Dolby DTS-HD master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., AVC @ 31.5 MBPS, 50 GB, dual-layer, 1080p High-Definition.
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
2 videodiscs (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.