State Fair (1962 film)


State Fair (1962 film)

Infobox Film
name = State Fair


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director = José Ferrer
producer = Charles Brackett
writer = Richard L. Breen
Paul Green
Oscar Hammerstein II
Sonya Levien
Philip Stong
narrator =
starring = Pat Boone
Bobby Darin
music =
cinematography = William C. Mellor
editing = David Bretherton
distributor = Fox Film Corporation
released = 9 March, 1962
runtime = 118 minutes
country = USA
language = English
budget =
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imdb_id = 0056526

"State Fair" is a 1962 film directed by José Ferrer. The film is a remake of the 1933 film of the same name.

It was considered to be a financially and critically unsuccessful film. It starred Pat Boone, Bobby Darin, Ann-Margret, Tom Ewell, and Alice Faye. Richard Rodgers wrote additional songs, both music and lyrics, for this version, as Oscar Hammerstein had died in 1960.

While the first two versions were set at the Iowa State Fair, the 1962 version was filmed in Dallas, Texas, where the State Fair of Texas takes place every year in Fair Park. The Tilt-A-Whirl that was used in the movie is currently at a small theme park in Golden, Colorado.

ong list

* "Our State Fair"
* "It Might As Well Be Spring"
* "That's For Me"
* "Never Say No To A Man" (added in the 1962 version) - Lyrics and Music by Richard Rodgers
* "It's A Grand Night For Singing"
* "Willing and Eager" (added in the 1962 version) - Lyrics and Music by Richard Rodgers
* "This Isn't Heaven" (added in the 1962 version) - Lyrics and Music by Richard Rodgers
* "The Little Things In Texas" (added in the 1962 version) - Lyrics and Music by Richard Rodgers
* "More Than Just A Friend" (added in the 1962 version) - Lyrics and Music by Richard Rodgers
* "Isn't It Kind Of Fun?" (moved in the 1962 version)

Cast

*Pat Boone as Wayne Frake
*Bobby Darin as Jerry Dundee
*Pamela Tiffin as Margy Frake
*Ann-Margret as Emily Porter
*Tom Ewell as Abel Frake
*Alice Faye as Melissa Frake
*Wally Cox as Hipplewaite

External links

*imdb title|id=0056526|title=State Fair (1962 version)


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