Carousel (1956) was a Musical - Drama Film directed by Henry King and produced by Henry Ephron.
Carousel (1956)on May 21, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film
Either Oklahoma! set the bar so high I’m unable to watch the other Rodgers and Hammerstein movies in their proper context, or there’s just several?subpar shows which were adapted to film. ?The King and I, for all the problems I had with it, held my interest in the areas of set design and... Read full article
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Starkeeper: Was that Julie's fault?
Billy Bigelow: No, but maybe it wasn't my fault either.
Carrie Pipperidge: [singing] When I marry Mister Snow / The flowers will be buzzin' with the hum of bees / The birds will make a racket in the churchyard trees / When I marry Mister Snow.
Billy Bigelow: [to the Heavenly Friend] Well, now ain't that just dandy! Here you take the trouble to tell me there's trouble down there but you don't even know what kind of trouble it is!
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There is a mistaken belief held by some that "Carousel" was filmed in separate versions - 55mm and 35mm. This is not true. The 55mm print was converted to 35mm, unlike Oklahoma!, which was literally filmed twice, once in 70mm and once in 35mm.
Richard Rodgers always considered "Carousel" his favorite score, even though it didn't generate the number of popular hits that some of the other shows he produced with lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II did.
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