Oklahoma!

United States, 1955

Film
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Set in the Oklahoma Territory in the early 1900s “Oklahoma!” is an idealised vision of a simpler time, a story of tender romance and violent passion. With choreography by Agnes De Mille, the score is ripe with classics: “Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin’”, “The Surrey With The Fringe On Top”, “People Will Say We’re In Love” “Oaklahoma” and many more. This was the first Rodgers and Hammerstein collaboration, starting the most successful creative partnership in the history of musical theatre.

Credits

costume designer

Orry-Kelly

producer

Arthur Hornblow

production company

Rodgers and Hammerstein

Magna Corporation

Duration

02:19:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302268

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Hammerstein, Oscar II

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Musicals

People → Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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