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Flower drum song

Author: Richard RodgersOscar Hammerstein, IIJoseph A FieldsRoss HunterHenry KosterAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special editionView all editions and formats
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Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Musical films
Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Musical
Romance
Comedy
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rodgers; Oscar Hammerstein, II; Joseph A Fields; Ross Hunter; Henry Koster; Nancy Kwan; James Shigeta; Benson Fong; Jack Soo; Juanita Hall; Miyoshi Umeki; Russell Metty; Irene Sharaff; Hermes Pan; C Y Lee; Universal-International (Firm),; Ross Hunter Productions,; Fields Productions (Firm),; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0783299958 9780783299952
OCLC Number: 70860984
Language Note: In English (dolby 5.1 or 2.0); optional subtitles in Spanish or French; optional English SDH for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the novel "The Flower Drum Song" by C.Y. Lee.
Special features: A classic evolves: from print ot stage to screen; Faces of the east: casting flower drum song; The songs of "Flower drum song"; An all-access pass to the sets and costumes of "Flower drum song"; the legacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein; feature commentary with actress Nancy Kwan and film historian Nick Redman.
Credits: Director of photography, Russell Metty ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; choreography by Hermes Pan.
Cast: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo, Juanita Hall, and Miyoshi Umeki.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (2 hr., 12 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Contents: Main titles --
"A Hundred Million Miracles" --
"Fan Tan Fannie" --
"The Other Celebration" --
"A Hundred Million Miracles" (reprise) --
"I Enjoy Being a Girl" --
"I Am Going to Like It Here" --
Outspoken --
"Chop Suey" --
"You Be the Rock" --
"Grant Avenue" --
"Gliding Through My Memoree" --
"Love, Look Away" --
"You Are Beautiful" --
"Sunday" --
"Don't Marry Me" --
Sealed with a kiss --
"A Hundred Million Miracles" (Reprise/Finale).
Other Titles: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Flower drum song
Flower drum song (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal-International presents ; a Ross Hunter production ; in association with Joseph Fields ; music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd ; screenplay by Joseph Fields ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Henry Koster.

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Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college student living in Chinatown, complications, merriment, and many musical numbers ensue.

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