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Oklahoma! (1999)

Cowboy Curly McClain tries to win the heart of a girl in a singing and dancing extravaganza.

Director:

Trevor Nunn

Writers:

Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Lynn Riggs (based on the play by: "Green Grow the Lilacs")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maureen Lipman ... Aunt Eller
Hugh Jackman ... Curly
Josefina Gabrielle Josefina Gabrielle ... Laurey Williams
David Shelmerdine David Shelmerdine ... Ike Skidmore
Jimmy Johnston ... Will Parker
Shuler Hensley ... Jud Fry
Vicki Simon Vicki Simon ... Ado Annie Carnes
Peter Polycarpou ... Ali Hakim
Rebecca Thornhill Rebecca Thornhill ... Gertie Cummings
Sidney Livingstone Sidney Livingstone ... Andrew Carnes
Stuart Milligan ... Cord Elam
Helen Anker ... Aggie
Julie Barnes Julie Barnes ... Kate
Luke Baxter Luke Baxter ... Slim
Warren Carlyle Warren Carlyle ... Jake
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Storyline

Curly McClain, a spunky, singing cowboy is trying to win the heart of his childhood friend, Laurey Williams, in a blood-pumping, heart-stealing western that will sing your heart away. Written by kotabrand02

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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Oklahoma!" opened at the St. James Theater in New York City on May 31, 1943 and ran for 2,212 performances, setting a record for a musical. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Curly: [singing] There's a bright golden haze on the meadow, / There's a bright golden haze on the meadow. / The corn is as high as a elephant's eye, / And it looks like it's climbin' clear up to the sky. / Oh, what a beautiful mornin', / Oh, what a beautiful day! / I got a beautiful feelin' / Everything's goin' my way.
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I enjoyed it personally
25 November 2003 | by emilygraceySee all my reviews

However, my one setback is that everyone is too busy praising Hugh Jackman to the sky (Not that he doesn't deserve it) but no one really says a word about Shuler Hensley, who I thought was the best thing about the entire show! He took someone who I thought I would never feel sorry for and did just that. He reminded me a lot of Lennie from 'Of Mice and Men.' Basically, not the sharpest tool in the shed (which is pretty ironic considering that's where he lives :P) I enjoyed most of the cast, with the exception of Vicki Smith who just annoyed the crap out of me as Ado Annie. I really liked Maureen as Aunt Eller too! She was so cool! Little old lady with a ton of spunk :D

I'm excited that it's released on DVD here in the states and can't wait to go and buy it!

10/10


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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