- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 26, 2002
- Originally Released: 1995
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
The history of one of the screen's greatest artistic teams, the composer/lyricist duo who created such classic musicals as "The King and I," "Oklahoma!" and "The Sound of Music." Includes rare outtakes from their films, Ann-Margret's screen test for "State Fair" and clips of some of their best song and dance sequences.
Description by Image Entertainment:
The movies came alive with the sound of music when Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II teamed up to pen a spectacular string of musical hits, including "Oklahoma!," "The King and I," "South Pacific" and, of course, "The Sound of Music." Join host Shirley Jones and leading ladies Julie Andrews, Rita Moreno, Nancy Kwan and Charmian Carr for the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour of their motion picture masterpieces. With spectacular film footage and never-before-seen outtakes, screen tests and home movies, "Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies" shows us why these are the songs we'll be singing for a thousand years.
Explore the musical world of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein with this unique documentary. Included are clips from such classic movies as "The Sound of Music," "South Pacific" and "The King and I." Among the many tunes you'll hear are "Do-Re-Mi," "Bali Hai" and "Shall We Dance." In addition, you'll view rare photos, trailers and outtakes -- some never before seen. A must for fans of the famous composing and songwriting team.
Clips And Highlights |
- A Foxstar production.
- Originally aired on the A&E cable network April 7, 1996.
- Additional interviewee: Charmain Carr.
- Includes film clips from "The Sound of Music," "State Fair," "Carousel," "Oklahoma!," "The King and I," "South Pacific" and "Flower Drum Song."
- Songs include:
"You've Got to Be Carefully Taught" and "Bali Hai"
from "South Pacific"
"Shall We Dance" from "The King and I"
"Do-Re-Mi" and "Something Good" from "The Sound of
"People Will Say We're in Love" from "Oklahoma!"
Copyright 1995 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.