Swanee River (Full Screen)
20th Century Fox Cinema Archives (series)
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- ASPECT RATIO 4:3 (FULL FRAME)
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 16, 2012
- Originally Released: 1939
- Label: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Don Ameche, Andrea Leeds, Al Jolson, Felix Bressart & Chick Chandler|
|Directed by||Sidney Lanfield|
|Screenwriting by||Philip Dunne & John Tainor Foote|
|Director of Photography:||Bert Glennon|
Description by OLDIES.com:
The fictionalized biography of 19th-century American composer Stephen Foster, played by Don Ameche.
This musical presents a romantic and sanitized biography of distinguished American songwriter Stephen Foster. The story begins with the romance between Foster (Don Ameche) and a pretty southern belle and sets up a home in Kentucky--actually the real Foster married a girl from Pittsburgh. His songwriting career takes off when he sells a song to the famous minstrel E.P. Christy (Al Jolson). His career takes off until the Civil War erupts. Accused of siding with the Confederates, Foster and his family flee to the North. There, he begins to literally drink himself to death. The Oscar-nominated soundtrack feature some of Foster's most loved standards including the title song, "Camptown Races," "Oh, Susanna" and "My Old Kentucky Home."
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- Sales Rank: 47,513
- UPC: 024543842125
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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