Flower Drum Song

Lists: Musicals

Brief Synopsis: "Chinese stowaway Mei Li arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong, in an arranged marriage; but the groom has his eye on his star singer Linda Low. This film version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical is filled with memorable song-and-dance numbers showcasing the contrast between Mei Li's traditional family and her growing fascination with American culture."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1961: # 0)

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  • Nancy Kwan (Linda Low)
  • James Shigeta (Wang Ta)
  • Benson Fong (Wang Chi-Yang)
  • Jack Soo (Sammy Fong)
  • Juanita Hall (Auntie Liang)
  • Reiko Sato (Helen Chao)
  • Patrick Adiarte (Wang San)
  • Kam Tong (Doctor Li)
  • Victor Sen Yung (Frankie Wing)
  • Soo Yong (Madame Ten Fong)
  • Ching Wah Lee (Professor)
  • James Hong (Headwaiter)
  • Miyoshi Umeki (Mei Li)
  • B.J. Baker (Linda Low (singing voice) (uncredited))
  • George Chakiris (Dancer (song "Chop Suey") (uncredited))
  • Joan Swift (Singer (uncredited))
  • Irene Tsu (Dancer (uncredited))
  • Henry Koster (Director)