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Show Boat Reviews

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Keith Phipps
The Dissolve
March 10, 2014
[The director] recognizes he's making a film, not just a record of a stage production. The strong source material doesn't hurt [...] and neither do the [...] performances of actors who know their characters inside and out.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Phil Hall
December 10, 2009
Represents the apex of Hollywood musical productions.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 1, 2006
The great booming voice of Paul Robeson singing "Ol' Man River" throughout is as good a number as was ever done in a musical.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 23, 2004
Best version is this truly classic version; superior musical on all counts
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
May 12, 2003
Hands down the best version of the stage show. Brilliantly conceived and executed by James Whale.
| Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
July 17, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 31, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
December 18, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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