Scene from “Flower Drum Song,” called, “Sunday” featuring Cherylene Lee from Cherylene Lee on Vimeo. Flower Drum Song is a 1961 film adaptation of the 1958 Broadway musical Flower Drum Song, written by the composer Richard Rodgers and the lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields. The film features Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Jack Soo, and Miyoshi Umeki. The movie to this day is the only big budget Hollywood musical starring Asian Americans.
Directed by Henry Koster. Choreographed by Hermes Pan.