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Elvis meeting japanese performers.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:55 am

I had'nt seen these before so I thought I post them.

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Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:59 am

The second one is new to me. Thank you for posting this!

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:01 am

My pleasure The fool.

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Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:25 am

Great photo's. When were these taken?

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:39 am

TIGERMAN-GB -- these are not "some Geisha girls," they are successful Japanese actresses visiting the set of "King Creole."

Can you edit your Subject line?

Hideko Takamine made an appearance on the January 26, 1958 Ed Sullivan program, and it's likely she and her colleagues toured Hollywood not long after.

A kinescope of the entire show reveals some other interesting guests that night, including Jimmie Rodgers singing "Oh-Oh, I'm Falling in Love Again," and some act named Buddy Holly & the Crickets performing "Oh Boy" near the end of the broadcast.

Here's a rundown of these lovely actresses meeting Presley ->

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Yumi Shirakawa, Hideko Takamine, Elvis, Yoko Minamida, Misako Uji and Yumiko Hasegawa
Meeting on the set of Paramount's "King Creole," Jan 1958
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Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:42 am

They are not geisha girls.

They are/were actresses, of some note in Japan, who were visiting the States in 1958. The pic was taken during the production of King Creole.

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:43 am

drjohncarpenter wrote:TIGERMAN-GB -- these are not "some Geisha girls," they are successful Japanese actresses visiting the set of "King Creole."


SNAP!

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 8:16 am

drjohncarpenter wrote:TIGERMAN-GB -- these are not "some Geisha girls," they are successful Japanese actresses visiting the set of "King Creole."

Can you edit your Subject line?

Hideko Takamine made an appearance on the January 26, 1958 Ed Sullivan program, and it's likely she and her colleagues toured Hollywood not long after.

A kinescope of the entire show reveals some other interesting guests that night, including Jimmie Rodgers singing "Oh-Oh, I'm Falling in Love Again," and some act named Buddy Holly & the Crickets performing "Oh Boy" near the end of the broadcast.

Here's a rundown of these lovely actresses meeting Presley ->

Image

Yumi Shirakawa, Hideko Takamine, Elvis, Yoko Minamida, Misako Uji and Yumiko Hasegawa
Meeting on the set of Paramount's "King Creole," Feb-Mar 1958


I heard Ed was mad at Buddy that night and said his name wrong. Is that borne out by the complete footage?

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:38 am

Geisha girl = A high class female hired companion/escort/entertainer in Japan.

Which these girls are not.........................

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:08 pm

Thanks for the information!

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:13 pm

I heard Ed was mad at Buddy that night and said his name wrong. Is that borne out by the complete footage?

Not really. Sullivan was always tripping over his tongue. The story that he was made at Holly is an urban myth.

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:40 pm

Ok, if they're not Geisha girls what would you like me to change

the heading to? I'd hate to offend anyone.

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Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:55 pm

Change it to Elvis with some successful Japanese actresses visiting the set of "King Creole."

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:04 pm

Rob wrote:Change it to Elvis with some successful Japanese actresses visiting the set of "King Creole."


It doesn't fit.

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Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:43 pm

TIGERMAN-GB wrote:
Rob wrote:Change it to Elvis with some successful Japanese actresses visiting the set of "King Creole."


It doesn't fit.

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How about ''Some lucky Ladies on the set of King Creole'' :wink:

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:45 pm

Do we know for sure if any of them actually "got lucky?"

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:00 pm

This IS the King we're talking about here, Rob.

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:23 pm

Rob wrote:Do we know for sure if any of them actually "got lucky?"


It's not a question of if, but how many! :D

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:01 pm

Tits McGhee wrote:The story that he was made at Holly is an urban myth.

True, everyone knows it was Angel who made Holly.


TIGERMAN-GB wrote:Ok, if they're not Geisha girls ...

They are definitely not "geisha girls."

TIGERMAN-GB wrote:... what would you like me to change the heading to? I'd hate to offend anyone.

Japanese Actresses Visit "King Creole" Set!

Re: Elvis with some Geisha girls.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:36 pm

Actually the title is fine.
"Geisha are professional female entertainers who perform traditional Japanese arts. "
I would think actresses fall into that category

that they're prostitutes are a myth

Re: Elvis meeting japanese performers.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:25 pm

Will the new title do? Or would you still like me to change it?

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Re: Elvis meeting japanese performers.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:06 pm

Thank you so much, TIGERMAN-GB. I hope you liked the additional info.

Re: Elvis meeting japanese performers.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:11 pm

Doc can you tell me about how Ed was twords buddy based on the version of the show you saw?

Re: Elvis meeting japanese performers.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:26 pm

Mike Eder wrote:Doc can you tell me about how Ed was twords buddy based on the version of the show you saw?

The entire sequence does not reveal any clear animosity by Sullivan towards Buddy and the Crickets. But there is not any show of warmth, either -- he was just being business-like.

Ed was a stiff character, but if he really liked a performer, he showed it. Just take a look at how he receives Elvis after our hero finishes the October 28, 1956 rendition of "Hound Dog" -- it's on the 2006 DVD.

Re: Elvis meeting japanese performers.

Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:28 pm

Thanks Doc. He was pretty warm to them the first time. Funny story when the Beach Boys went on in 1964 they told him they were Swedish and that's how he introduced them.