The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956) was a Comedy - Film Adaptation Film directed by Daniel Mann and produced by Jack Cummings.
The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)By Beatrice on Apr 8, 2016 From Flickers in Time
The Teahouse of the August Moon Directed by Daniel Mann Written by John Patrick from his play and a book by Vern J. Sneider 1956/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental Captain Fisby: What Lotus Blossom has, the government doesn’t issue! I was actually dreading watching Marlon ... Read full article
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Sakini: Pain make man think. Thought make man wise. Wisdom make life endurable.
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Production began with Louis Calhern playing Col. Purdy, but Calhern died after more than a month of filming. His scenes were reshot with Paul Ford.
On Okinawa, the village of Tobiki where the story is supposed to take place, does not really exist. However, on the southern part of the island near the capital city of Naha, there really is a Teahouse of the August Moon, which is now a popular restaurant that features local cuisine and Ryukyuan folk dancing.
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