Tuesday, October 27, 2009
An exclusive screening of the biographical documentary on actress Nancy Kwan. Miss Kwan starred in "The World of Suzy Wong" (1960) with William Holden and in producer Ross Hunter's "Flower Drum Song" (1961) directed by Henry Koster.
-- Initially, Anna May Wong had signed on to play the part of Madame 'Auntie' Liang in "Flower Drum Song" but was replaced by Juanita Hall when Anna became too ill to perform. Ross Hunter had cast Anna in his earlier film "Portrait in Black" (1960) with Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn.--
" To Whom It May Concern: Ka Shen's Journey" - A film by Brian Jamieson. Screening: 6:00 pm - The New Beverly Cinema - November 30, 2009. Please go to www.thewifts.com for tickets and additional information.
Also checkout: http://www.nancy-kwan.com/ksj_wifts.html