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The Teahouse of the August Moon

The Teahouse of the August Moon(1956)

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Brief Synopsis

An Okinawan translator introduces U.S. occupation forces to the joys of local life.

Cast & Crew

Daniel Mann Director
Glenn Ford Capt. Fisby
Machiko Kyo Lotus Blossom
Eddie Albert Capt. McLean
Paul Ford Col. Wainwright Purdy III
Jun Negami Mr. Seiko
Nijiko Kiyokawa Miss Higa Jiga
Mitsuko Sawamura Little girl
Henry "Harry" Morgan Sgt. Gregovich
Shichizo Takeda Ancient man
Frank Tokunaga Mr. Omura
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 20 Nov 1956; New York opening: 29 Nov 1956; Tokyo, Japan opening: 25 Dec 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
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Color/B&W:  Color (Metrocolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  123 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,049    
Duration(reels):  15    

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  • Simply charming!

    RedRain 2013-07-09

    Forget about the dialect discrepancies, the military send-ups, etc., and just sit back and enjoy this delightful film. Enjoy seeing the leading Japanese... MORE>

  • Teahouse of the August Moon

    donna 2013-01-22

    Pulitzer prize play, turned into a truly great and very entertaining film!! Authentic in everything...the people, location, the teahouse made by real... MORE>

  • very charming, lots truth

    MURIEL 2012-05-13

    I've never been a fan of Glen Ford's "cute & befuddled" characterizations, but he is fine here, because he is surrounded by a great... MORE>