Flower Drum Song
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Flower Drum Song
Nominated for several Academy Awards, this adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical follows the journey of a young Hong Kong resident, Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki), as she journeys from her home to the United States to meet the man her family has arranged for her to marry. When her intended husband Sammy Fong (Jack Soo) turns out to be a shady character who is infatuated with another woman (Linda Low), Mei Li sets her sights on another man. This film includes a number of musical numbers including "Don't Marry Me," "I Enjoy Being a Girl," and "A Hundred Million… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though not one of Oscar and Hammerstein best works, this Oscar-nominated musical about culture clash merits a viewing."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Enjoyable, old-fashioned stage-to-screen musical."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Lesser of Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals has some good songs, performances."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Somehow, they wreck Rogers and Hammerstein, although R&H didn't do all that well with the original musical."
‑ Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette
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