Flower Drum Song
Flower Drum Song ★★ 1961
The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical played better on Broadway than in this overblown adaptation of life in San Francisco's Chinatown. Umeki plays the young girl who arrives from Hong Kong for an arranged marriage. Her intended (Soo) is a fast-living nightclub owner already enjoying the love of singer Kwan. Meanwhile Umeki falls for the handsome Shigeta. Naturally, everything comes together in a happy ending. ♫I Enjoy Being A Girl; Don't Marry Me; Grant Avenue; You Are Beautiful; A Hundred Million Miracles; Fan Tan Fanny; Chop Suey; The Other Generation; I Am Going to Like It Here. 133m/C VHS, DVD . Nancy Kwan, Jack Soo, James Shigeta, Miyoshi Umeki, Juanita Hall; D: Henry Koster; C: Russell Metty; M: Richard Rodgers.
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