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Title The teahouse of the August moon / an MGM presentation ; Turner Entertainment Company ; produced by Jack Cummings; screenplay by John Patrick; directed by Daniel Mann.

Edition Wide screen version.
Publication Info. [United States] : Warner Archives, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F TEAHOU    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Motion picture.
Series Warner archive
Archive collection.
Note Widescreen format.
This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other devices, including recorders and PC drives.
Videodisc release of the 1956 motion picture.
Based on the book by Vern J. Sneider and the play by John Patrick.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Contents Special features: Vintage featurette Operation teahouse; Marlon Brando movie trailer gallery.
Credits Music by Saul Chaplin ; cinematography by John Alton ; film editing by Harold F. Kress.
Cast Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyo, Eddie Albert, Paul Ford.
Summary Okinawa 1946, occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge, Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford), is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily Okinawan interpreter, Sakini (Marlon Brando), and a determined geisha girl, Lotus Blossom (Machiko Kyo), along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, widescreen (2:41)
Language Dialogue in English or French; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Subject Feature films -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Okinawa Island (Japan) -- History -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videorecordings.
Okinawa Island (Japan) -- In motion pictures -- Drama -- Videorecordings.
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952 -- Drama -- Videorecordings.
Japan -- Drama -- Videorecordings.
Genre Feature films.
Motion pictures.
Added Author Mann, Daniel, 1912-1991, film director.
Patrick, John, screenwriter.
Cummings, Jack, 1900-1989, film producer.
Brando, Marlon, actor.
Ford, Glenn, 1916-2006, actor.
Kyō, Machiko, 1924- actor.
Albert, Eddie, actor.
Ford, Paul, 1901-1976, actor.
Negami, Jun, actor.
Kiyokawa, Nijiko, 1914-2002, actor.
Morgan, Harry, 1915-2011, actor.
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997, composer.
Alton, John, director of photography.
Kress, Harold F., 1913-1999, film editor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Sneider, Vern. The teahouse of the August moon.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Patrick, John. The teahouse of the August moon.
Turner Entertainment Company.
Standard No. 888574771256
Music No. 79380 Warner Home Video
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