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Flower drum song [videorecording] / Universal-International presents a Ross Hunter production in association with Joseph Fields ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Joseph Fields ; directed by Henry Koster.

Standardized Title:
Flower drum song (Motion picture)
Other Title:
Title on disc and container: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Flower drum song
Edition:
Special ed.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2006]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Arranged marriage -- Drama.
Brides -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Chinese -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Drama.
Women immigrants -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Servicio matrimonial -- Teatro.
Mujeres casadas -- Teatro.
Romantic comedy films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Musical films.
Musical -- Feature.
Romance -- Feature.
Comedy -- Feature.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Language:
In English with optional Spanish and French subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 and 2.0, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation.
Summary:
This unforgettable Broadway smash, filled with memorable songs and brilliant dances, centers on a Hong Kong girl who comes to San Francisco for an arranged marriage. Features the hit tunes: "I enjoy being a girl", "Chop Suey", and "A hundred million miracles."
Participant:
Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo, Juanita Hall, Miyoshi Umeki.
Credits:
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Richard Rodgers ; lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; original title paintings, Doug Kingman.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the novel by C.Y. Lee.
Special features: A classic evolves: from print to 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.
Contributor:
Koster, Henry, 1905-1988.
Hunter, Ross.
Fields, Joseph A., 1895-1966.
Kwan, Nancy, 1939-
Umeki, Miyoshi, 1929-2007.
Shigeta, James.
Fong, Benson.
Soo, Jack, 1916-1979.
Hall, Juanita, 1901-1968.
Metty, Russell.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990.
Dong, Kingman, 1911-2000.
Lee, C. Y., 1915-2018.
Redman, Nick.
Universal-International (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN:
0783299958
9780783299952
OCLC:
70860984
Publisher Number:
025192419027
24190 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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