Based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener; adapted from the play 'South Pacific' by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan.
Originally produced on the stage by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Ted Chapin and Gerard Alessandrini; songs-only option; singalong karaoke subtitles (English); Disc 2: extended "road show" version of 'South Pacific' (172 min., col.); commentary by Richard Barrios; exclusive featurette: "Making of 'South Pacific'"; Diane Sawyer takes James Michener back to the islands where his "Tales of the South Pacific" were born; vintage stage excerpts: "Some enchanted evening" and "A wonderful guy" performed by original Broadway stars Mary Martin and Ezio Pinza; Fox Movietone News: "'South Pacific' on the screen--a perfect hit, State Department confers high honor on 'South Pacific'"; Mitzi Gaynor screen test; original theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; music, Richard Rodgers.
Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown.
Disc 1 (Original theatrical version): English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Disc 2 (Road show version): English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.