A Musical Play based on Edna Ferber's novel of the same name
Music by Jerome Kern
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd
Adapted for broadcasting by Henrik Ege
(By arrangement with Gaumont British Picture Corporation,Ltd.) and THE B.B.C. THEATRE ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Prologue : On the Show Boat 'Cotton Blossom', 1927
Scenes: 1. On the 'Cotton Blossom', alongside the levee at Natchez, 1890; 2. The Box-Office and Theatre of the 'Cotton Blossom', three weeks later; 3. On the deck of the 'Cotton Blossom', the same night; 4. On the levee at Natchez, the next day; 5. At the Chicago World's Fair, 1893; 6. An Apartment house in Chicago, 1904: 7. The Trocadero Restaurant, Chicago, a few days later; 8. Ravenal's Apartment, 1927
Epilogue: On the Show Boat 'Cotton Blossom', 1927
Production by JOHN WATT
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