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Magnolia Hawks (Character)
from Show Boat (1951)

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Show Boat -- It's an Oscar-nominated musical look at the lives and loves of a show boat theater troupe aboard an old-fashioned Mississippi riverboat.

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Alternate Names:
Magnolia / Magnolia in Show Boat


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  1. "Great Performances"
        - Show Boat (1989) TV episode, Played by Rebecca Baxter
  2. The Show Boat Story (1989) (TV) Played by Frederica von Stade (as Magnolia in Show Boat)

  3. Show Boat (1951) Played by Kathryn Grayson

  4. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Played by Kathryn Grayson

  5. Show Boat (1936) Played by Irene Dunne (as Magnolia)
    ... aka "Edna Ferber's Show Boat" - USA (complete title)
Archive Footage:
  1. Out of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein II (2012) (TV) Played by Irene Dunne / Kathryn Grayson
  2. "Broadway: The American Musical"
        - Give My Regards to Broadway: 1893-1927 (2004) TV episode, Played by Irene Dunne
  3. Classified X (1998) (TV) Played by Irene Dunne
    ... aka "Melvin Van Peebles' Classified X" - USA (complete title)
  4. The Show Boat Story (1989) (TV) Played by Laura La Plante / Norma Terris
  5. Musical Comedy Tonight III (1985) (TV) Played by Irene Dunne
    ... aka "Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight III" - USA (complete title)

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From Show Boat (1936)
Rubber Face: [the actors are performing the play "The Parson's Bride" on the show boat. Rubber Face, the prop and sound effects man, mistakenly moos like a cow instead of doing a doorbell sound effect] Moo!
Magnolia: [in character as Miss Lucy] Ah, there's the bell. It must be Parson Brown at last!
Gaylord Ravenal: [enters in character as Parson Brown] Good evening, Miss Lucy! I was absorbed in meditation and did not realize night had fallen.
Magnolia: The days are growing shorter, Hamilton, but they're long when one is waiting!
Gaylord Ravenal: As I came across the field I saw the cattle driven home by your faithful dog.
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