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Flower Drum Song

Directed by Henry Koster

Romance, Comedy, Musical / USA / 1961 / Narrative / 133 mins / English / Color / Digital

Flower Drum Song

Asian Arts Initiative
November 17, 2018 9:15 pm

Description

In this adaptation of the 1958 Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical, Chinese immigrant Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) is betrothed to nightclub boss Sammy Fong (Jack Soo), but he wants to marry showgirl Linda Low (Nancy Kwan). To get out of the arrangement, Sammy pawns her off to wealthy Master Wang (Benson Fong) as a fiancée for his son, Wang Ta (Victor Sen Yung). Mei Li falls in love with Wang, but he wants to pursue Linda, who takes advantage of his affections to test Sammy’s love.

Dates & Times

Flower Drum Song

Asian Arts Initiative
November 17, 2018 9:15 pm