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Flower Drum Song (1961)

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133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A young woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers.
Writers
Joseph Fields (screenplay) | C.Y. Lee (novel "The Flower Drum Song")
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$ 4,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 10,900,000
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Release date
Nov 9, 1961 (United States)

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Nancy Kwan
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James Shigeta
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Jack Soo
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Juanita Hall
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Reiko Sato
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Patrick Adiarte
Wang San Wang San   See fewer
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Kam Tong
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Victor Sen Yung
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Soo Yong
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Ching Wah Lee
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James Hong
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Miyoshi Umeki
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B.J. Baker
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Henry Beau
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7 / 10 | 2,093 votes