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House of Bamboo (1955) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Samuel Fuller .

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House of Bamboo (1955)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 25, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Leave it to Sam Fuller to make a film such as this — the first Hollywood film to be shot fully on location in Japan. His admiration for Japanese culture is not unheralded, specifically making something of a point to portray Japanese-Americans in pictures such as The Steel Helmet (1951) and The... Read full article


House of Bamboo (1955)

By Beatrice on Mar 19, 2016 From Flickers in Time

House of Bamboo Directed by Samuel Fuller Written by Harry Kleiner and Samuel Fuller 1955/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental This film offers Sam Fuller’s cockeyed worldview along with some beautiful color shots of post-War Tokyo. As the film opens, a tr... Read full article


Cinemascope! Blogathon: House of Bamboo (1955)

By Amy on Mar 15, 2015 From Random Pictures

1)?Samuel Fuller. Samuel Fuller?did not mess around. His?films are usually described as “in-your-face,” “pulpy,” and “crude.” They are, and they are magnificent. Fuller made films about things that mattered to him, and you can tell. He said films should start with... Read full article


Cinemascope! Blogathon: House of Bamboo (1955)

By Amy on Mar 15, 2015 From Random Pictures

1)?Samuel Fuller. Samuel Fuller?did not mess around. His?films are usually described as “in-your-face,” “pulpy,” and “crude.” They are, and they are magnificent. Fuller made films about things that mattered to him, and you can tell. He said films should start with... Read full article


House of Bamboo (1955): Cinemascope! Blogathon

By Amy on Nov 30, -0001 From Random Pictures

1)?Samuel Fuller. Samuel Fuller?did not mess around. His?films are usually described as “in-your-face,” “pulpy,” and “crude.” They are, and they are magnificent. Fuller made films about things that mattered to him, and you can tell. He said films should start with... Read full article


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Sandy Dawson: Who are you working for?
Eddie Kenner: [posing as Eddie Spanier] Spanier.
Sandy Dawson: Who's Spanier?
Eddie Kenner: Me.
Sandy Dawson: Who else you working for?
Eddie Kenner: Eddie.


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Facts about

Sessue Hayakawa's dialogue was overdubbed by the US-born actor Richard Loo.
According to Samuel Fuller, originally, Gary Cooper was to play the role of Eddie Spanier. But because he was too well known in Japan he could not act incognito among passers-by without being recognized so Robert Stack, a less popular actor at the time, was chosen instead. However, according to STEP BY STEP sheet by script writer Harry Kleiner written in November 1954, the names of Robert Stack and Victor Mature were listed.
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