Joe Butterfly (1957)

05/29/1957 (US) Comedy 1h 30m
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The Uproarious Saga of Those Hilarious Heroes Who Took Tokyo in a Storm of Laughter with their Riotous Operation Kimono!


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?

  1. Jesse Hibbs


  2. Sy Gomberg


  3. Jack Sher


  4. Marion Hargrove


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  1. Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    Joe Butterfly

  2. Audie Murphy

    Audie Murphy

    Pvt. Joe Woodley

  3. George Nader

    George Nader

    Sgt. Ed Kennedy

  4. Keenan Wynn

    Keenan Wynn

    Harold Hathaway

  5. Keiko Shima

    Keiko Shima


  6. Fred Clark

    Fred Clark

    Col. E.E. Fuller

  7. John Agar

    John Agar

    Sgt. Dick Mason

  8. Charles McGraw

    Charles McGraw

    Sgt. Jim McNulty

  9. Shinpei Shimazaki


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Joe Butterfly
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Original Language English

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