• Carousel (1956)


Release Date: 1956

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 1999

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

Based on the lauded Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical, this film follows the romance of Billy Bigelow (Gordon MacRae), a charming carousel barker, and Julie Jordan (Shirley Jones), a pretty worker from a nearby mill. When the attractive young couple gets married, they also both find themselves unemployed, which puts a strain on their relationship. When Billy finds out that Julie is pregnant, he resorts to extreme measures to get money, a decision that leads to tragedy.

Cast: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick, Claramae Turner, Robert Rounseville, Gene Lockhart, Audrey Christie

Director: Henry King

Genres: Musical

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Wife, Love, Melodramatic, Husband, Fall, Emotional, 1950s