The story of a disabled beggar in Charleston,S.C. who falls in love with a prostitute, this is the first filmed version of Gershwin's opera which uses Gershwin's own orchestrations and practically all of the music, with only one major cut. Written by
Albert Sanchez Moreno
Did You Know?
Contrary to what some reviews say, this production was videotaped, not filmed, and taped not on location but entirely on studio soundstages. See more
[singing to Bess
You're telling me that you'd rather have that cripple than Crown?
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Chorus See more