• Finian's Rainbow (1968)

Finian's Rainbow

Release Date: October 9th, 1968

G |2 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Feisty Irishman Finian McLonergan (Fred Astaire) and his faithful daughter, Sharon (Petula Clark), bearing a pot of gold stolen from the leprechaun Og (Tommy Steele), settle in the village of Rainbow Valley, Missitucky. Siding with local sharecroppers like Woody Mahoney (Don Francks) against a blustering, bigoted local politician (Keenan Wynn), the McLonergans get into a number of fanciful scrapes while being pursued by the magical Og, who will become mortal if he doesn't recover his gold.

Cast: Fred Astaire, Petula Clark, Tommy Steele, Keenan Wynn, Al Freeman Jr., Don Francks, Barbara Hancock

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Distributors: Pioneer Entertainment, Warner Home Vídeo, Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Underdog, Daughter, Charming, Small town, Love

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Awards

Nominated Sound
Nominated Music (Score of a Musical Picture - Original or Adaptation)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy