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Gaylord Ravenal (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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Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat / Ravenal


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  1. "Great Performances"
        - Show Boat (1989) TV episode, Played by Richard White
  2. The Show Boat Story (1989) (TV) Played by Jerry Hadley (as Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat)

  3. Show Boat (1951) Played by Howard Keel

  4. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Played by Tony Martin

  5. Show Boat (1936) Played by Allan Jones
    ... aka "Edna Ferber's Show Boat" - USA (complete title)

  6. Show Boat (1929) Played by Joseph Schildkraut
Archive Footage:
  1. Out of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein II (2012) (TV) Played by Howard Keel
  2. The Show Boat Story (1989) (TV) Played by Dennis King / Joseph Schildkraut
  3. Musical Comedy Tonight III (1985) (TV) Played by Allan Jones
    ... aka "Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight III" - USA (complete title)
  4. "MGM Parade"
        - Episode #1.5 (1955) TV episode, Played by Tony Martin

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From Show Boat (1936)
Gaylord Ravenal: [singing] Who cares if my boat goes upstream? Or if the gale bids me go with the river's flow? I drift along with my fancy; sometimes I thank my lucky stars my heart is free...
Frank: [as Ellie looks admiringly after Gaylord] What are you lookin' at?
Ellie May Chipley: Bet he's some aristocrat.
Frank: Yeah? Look at the cracks in his shoes.
Gaylord Ravenal: [singing] ... and other times I wonder, where's the mate for me?
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