Joe Butterfly

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Joe Butterfly

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Joe Butterfly

Release Date: May 29, 1957

Year    :   1957
Slogan    :   «The Uproarious Saga of Those Hilarious Heroes Who Took Tokyo in a Storm of Laughter with their Riotous Operation Kimono!»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Universal International Pictures
Director    :   Jesse Hibbs
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Writers    :   Jack Sher, Sy Gomberg, Marion Hargrove, Jack Ruge, Evan Wylie
RunTime    :   90 mins.

The staff of "Yank" magazine are among the first American troops into Tokyo after the Japanese surrender. Their mission: produce an issue of the three days. To accomplish the seeming impossible, they reluctantly enlist the aid of black marketeer and arch-conniver Joe Butterfly, who sets them up in a palatial private mansion, complete with lovely daughter -- strictly against regulations. How much trouble can our heroes talk their way out of?

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