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Billy Bigelow , a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy.

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Uniform Title: Carousel (Motion picture)

Edition: 50th anniversary ed.

Publisher, Date: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.

Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Target Audience Note: CHVR: Not rated.

Other Title:

  • Title on container: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel
  • Liliom (Motion picture)
  • Liliom [DVD]
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein collection.


  • DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; (Disc 1) anamorphic widescreen (2.55:1, letterbox) presentation ; (disc 2) full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; (disc 1) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual layer; (Disc 2) Dolby Digital mono., dual layer.
  • Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick, Claramae Turner, Robert Rounseville, Gene Lockhart, Audrey Christie, Susan Luckey, William LeMassena, John Dehner, Jacques D'Amboise.
  • Music by Richard Rodgers ; book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; choreography by Rod Alexander ; music supervised and conducted by Alfred Newman ; art direction, Lyle R. Wheeler, Jack Martin Smith ; set decorations, Walter M. Scott, Chester Bayhi ; film editor, William Reynolds ; wardrobe direction, Charles Le Maire ; costumes designed by Mary Wills.
  • From their musical play based on Ferenc Molnar's "Liliom," as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
  • Issued also as part of the Rodgers & Hammerstein collection.
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Shirley Jones and Nick Redman; exclusive isolated musical score; songs-only option; singalong karaoke subtitles (English) ; Disc 2: bonus film: 1934 classic "Liliom" (116 min., b&w); "Turns on the 'Carousel'" featurette; vintage stage excerpt: The "If I loved you" extended sequence with original Broadway stars Jan Clayton and John Raitt; stills and audio from deleted numbers: "You're a queer one, Julie Jordan," performed by Barbara Ruick and Shirley Jones, "Blow high, blow low" performed by Cameron Mitchell and chorus; Fox Movietone News: "'Carousel' opens at New York and Hollywood in CinemaScope 55"; behind-the-scenes still photo gallery; original theatrical trailer.
  • Disc 1 (Carousel): In English or dubbed Spanish, with English or Spanish subtitles; Disc 2 (Liliom): In French, with English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.


  • Disc 1. Carousel (1956 : 129 min. : col.)
  • Disc 2. Liliom (1934 : 116 min. : b&w)

Publisher or Distributor Number: 2238147

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