Stephen Foster Biodramas Movies on DVD

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Harmony Lane  (1935)
   DVD 
Genre: Musicals

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Harmony Lane
   DVD   (1935)
Genre: Musicals

A poignant biopic of 19th-century songwriter Stephen Foster woven together by his classic folk ballads. Douglas Montgomery stars as Foster, who leaves the ministry, becomes trapped in a loveless marriage, and in later years, is reduced to poverty and alcoholism. Songs include "Oh! Susanna," "My Old Kentucky Home," and "Swanee River." With William Frawley. 89 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.

Item #: D25740
 

I Dream Of Jeanie  (1952)
   DVD 
Genre: Musicals

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I Dream Of Jeanie
   DVD   (1952)
Genre: Musicals

Musical biography of composer Stephen Foster, tracing his life from his days as a bookkeeper to the successful writer of "My Old Kentucky Home," "The Old Folks at Home," "Oh Susanna," "Camptown Races," and others. Ray Middleton, Bill Shirley, and Muriel Lawrence star. 91 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D63994
 

Swanee River  (1939)
   DVD 
Genre: Musicals

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Swanee River
   DVD   (1939)
Genre: Musicals

Entertaining (if factually suspect) musical biodrama stars Don Ameche as songwriter Stephen Foster, tracking the Pennsylvania tunesmith's short and turbulent life as he fell in love with the Old South and celebrated it in song. Al Jolson, Andrea Leeds, Chick Chandler, Felix Bressart co-star; Foster standards performed include "Beautiful Dreamer," "Oh! Susanna," "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair." 88 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.

Item #: D60452
 
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