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  • Director Harry A. Pollard
  • Runtime 2 hours 26 minutes
  • Genre Drama
  • Language English

Show Boat

Universal's Motion Picture Triumph!

This film sticks very closely to the Edna Ferber novel, rather than the musical based on the novel. There are only two major changes from Ferber's book : *Julie in this version is a white woman, not a racially mixed one; therefore she and her husband are not unlawfully married. * Ravenal returns at the end, instead of dying as in the novel