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Stark wanted an Asian actress because slanting the eyes of a white actress would merely look artificial.He also praised Kwan's features: an "acceptable face" and "being alluringly leggy [and] perfectly formed".

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Nuyen received the role and Kwan later took the place of Nuyen on Broadway.The film was distinguished for being the "first big-budget American film" with an all–Asian cast.Comparing Suzie Wong and Flower Drum Song, she found the latter much harder because the girl she played was "more go-getter".In 1959, Kwan responded to his phone call from London, asking, "How can I come?I'm in this show." To provide a pretext for Kwan's sudden hiatus from the touring production, Stark sent a cablegram to her superiors saying her father had become ill and had been hospitalized.

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