The Teahouse of the August Moon
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1956. Collection of four vintage reference photographs from the 1956 film.
Marlon Brando was cast to portray a Japanese native, and underwent an extensive makeover to try and look the part. The film follows a misfit captain sent to westernize the Japanese village of Tobiki on Okinawa. Brando stars as Sakini, a rowdy local who becomes the captain's translator and ambassador.
Set in Okinawa, shot on location in Japan and California.
8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
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