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Showboat

Showboat

Broadcast: 30th October 1950
Added: Nov 03 2009

Tonight the American Association of Railroads presents the musical success Showboat starring Gordon MacRea and his two charming guest stars Dorothy Kirsten and Lucille Norman.

Showboat is the story of Captain Andy’s showboat, the Cotton Blossom. It is the story of the Mississippi and of the river gambler Gaylord Ravenal and leading actress Julie and of Captain Andy’s beautiful daughter Magnolia.

Music by Jerome Kern and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein.

Music prepared and conducted by: Carmen Dragon

Based on the novel Showboat by Edna Ferber

Announcer: Marvin Miller