The Resource South Pacific, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Trillium Productions, Inc. and White Cap Productions in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ; producer, Christine Sacani ; teleplay writer, Lawrence D. Cohen ; director, Richard Pearce, (videorecording)

South Pacific, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Trillium Productions, Inc. and White Cap Productions in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ; producer, Christine Sacani ; teleplay writer, Lawrence D. Cohen ; director, Richard Pearce, (videorecording)

Label
South Pacific
Title
South Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Trillium Productions, Inc. and White Cap Productions in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ; producer, Christine Sacani ; teleplay writer, Lawrence D. Cohen ; director, Richard Pearce
Title variation
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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 of a Marine lieutenant's love for a young native woman
  • A nurse is among the American forces waiting for World War II to arrive on an isolated Pacific island where she finds love with a mysterious French planter. At the same time, a Navy officer falls under the spell of an island girl and the warm tropical sea breezes
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Steve Windon ; art director, Nicholas McCallum ; editor, Lynzee Klingman ; music Richard Rodgers ; score, Oscar Hammerstein ; costume designer, Louise Wakefield ; production designer, Patrizia Von Brandenstein ; choreographer, Vincent Paterson
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: TV-PG
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
M1508.8
LC item number
.S683 2001
PerformerNote
Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Jr., Rade Sherbedgia, Jack Thompson, Lori Tan Chinn, Robert Pastorelli
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1947-
  • 1954-2004
  • 1902-1979
  • 1895-1960
  • 1907-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sacani, Christine
  • Cohen, Lawrence D
  • Pearce, Richard
  • Close, Glenn
  • Connick, Harry
  • Sherbedgia, Rade
  • Thompson, Jack
  • Chinn, Lori Tan
  • Pastorelli, Robert
  • Windon, Stephen F
  • McCallum, Nicholas
  • Klingman, Lynzee
  • Rodgers, Richard
  • Hammerstein, Oscar
  • Wakefield, Louise
  • Von Brandenstein, Patrizia
  • Paterson, Vincent
  • Michener, James A.
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Trillium Productions, Inc. (Firm)
  • White Cap Productions (Firm)
  • Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
South Pacific, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Trillium Productions, Inc. and White Cap Productions in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ; producer, Christine Sacani ; teleplay writer, Lawrence D. Cohen ; director, Richard Pearce, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener
  • Special features: deleted scenes, including a performance of "My girl back home" by Harry Connick, Jr.; behind-the-scenes home movie by Glenn Close
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm47695421
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936159479
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23248
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 602311
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
South Pacific, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Trillium Productions, Inc. and White Cap Productions in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ; producer, Christine Sacani ; teleplay writer, Lawrence D. Cohen ; director, Richard Pearce, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener
  • Special features: deleted scenes, including a performance of "My girl back home" by Harry Connick, Jr.; behind-the-scenes home movie by Glenn Close
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm47695421
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936159479
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23248
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 602311
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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