South Pacific (Rossano Brazzi version)
Title
South Pacific (Rossano Brazzi version)

Uniform Title
South Pacific (Motion picture : 1958)

Publication Information
[Beverly Hills, Calif. : CBS Fox Video : Distributed by] 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [c1999]

Physical Description
1 videodisc (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format.
 
Widescreen format (aspect ratio: 2.20:1).
 
Based on the novel 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 released as a motion picture in 1958 by 20th Century Fox.
 
Special features include: Movietone newsreel on movie's premiere ; theatrical trailer ; cast & crew biographies ; production notes.

Contents
Special features: Widescreen format (aspect ratio: 2.20:1) -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection -- Movietone news trailer -- Languages: English 5.1 surround ; English Dolby surround -- Subtitles: English ; Spanish.

Abstract
Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this musical film explores the theme of racial prejudice in two parallel stories--that of a Navy nurse's love for a plantation owner with two Eurasian children, and a Marine lieutenant's love for a native woman.

Personal Subject
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997-Film adaptations.

Corporate Subject
United States. Navy -- Nurses -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Subject
Navy-yards and naval stations -- Solomon Islands -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Plantation owners -- Solomon Islands -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Man-woman relationships -- Solomon Islands -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Nurses -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Racism -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Feature films.
 
Musical films.
 
War films.
 
Film adaptations -- Video recordings.
 
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
DVD videodiscs.

Geographic Term
Oceania -- Social life and customs -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Added Author
Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988.
 
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960,
 
Adler, Buddy, 1906-1960.
 
Logan, Joshua.
 
Simpson, Robert, 1910-1977.
 
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.
 
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
 
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.

Added Corporate Author
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
 
Magna Theatre Corporation.
 
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
 
CBS Fox Video.


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