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Flower Drum Song (Rodgers and Hammerstein's) - (Movies She'll Love) - Nancy Kwan

Flower Drum Song (Rodgers and Hammerstein's) - (Movies She'll Love)

DVD

Released: 1st March 2008
Classification: G
Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)
Ships: 15 business days
RRP $14.95
$14.40

The charm, grace and novelty of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1958 Broadway hit has been wonderfully translated to the screen in this unforgettable 1961 romantic musical.

A four-way love story set in San Francisco's Chinatown, the film's cast of rivals and lovers include Nancy Kwan, a gold-digging, husband-hungry nightclub dancer; Jack Soo, a well-meaning nightclub owner; James Shigeta, handsome, rich and the most eligible bachelor in Chinatown; and Miyoshi Umeki, a meek mail-order bride and stowaway who has made the long trip from China for an arranged wedding with Soo.

With rousing orchestrations and charming song-and-dance interludes, this heart-warming fable from the golden age of Hollywood musicals deservedly won five Oscar nominations.

A Classic Evolved: From Print to Stage to Screen: A fascinating featurette on the evolution of the musical, including interviews with star Nancy Kwan and writer C.Y. Lee
Faces of the East: Casting Flower Drum Song: Learn how the film was one of Hollywood's first to cast Asian actors as strong Chinese characters who achieve success and happiness
The Songs of Flower Drum Song: From the unforgettable "I Enjoy Being a Girl" to the East-meets-West classic "Chop Suey", experience the wonder of these dazzling musical numbers
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

Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Barcode: 9344256007125
Classification: G (General)
Encoding: NTSC
Format: DVD
Language: English
Number of Discs: 1
Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)
Released: 1st March 2008
Running Time: 131.0 mins
Subtitles: English HOH, French, Spanish