Sunday, May 14, 2017

Page From The Past

I was watching an old Hollywood movie, The World of Suzie Wong starring William Holden and Nancy Kwan.
 
My thoughts went back.
 
My wife and I once took a vacation to Hong Kong. We landed in Hong Kong. We booked our hotel in Kowloon. You have to take a ferry to go from Hong Kong to Kowloon. We were enjoying the ferry ride and the beauty of the Hong Kong harbor.
 
At that moment I told my wife:
 
Lalitha, do you know this is the exact place where William Holden met Suzie Wong.
 
She asked me William Holden met who. I then knew she was not familiar with the movie The World of Suzie Wong.
 
It is a story about an American architect turned artist Robert Lomax (William Holden) meeting Suzie Wong (Nancy Kwan) in a ferry ride from Hong Kong to Kowloon. At first Suzie Wong tells him that she is from a very rich family and she does not talk to strangers. Later William Holden finds out she is a poor prostitute with a small child at home. He falls in love with her and the story goes on.
 
This movie is the most different, tender and touching love story. I have given below the first 9 minutes of the movie where they meet for the first time. Please watch.
 

26 comments:

  1. Lovely! Its good sometimes to reminisce and feel good about it. I have not heard of this movie; I am not a movie buff; so yeah no chance of me knowing. I will now try to watch this movie. Take care.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Bindu. Yes, it is good to reminisce and feel good about it.

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  2. I seem to watch a lot of movies nowadays. Will check this one too! Old memories are always pleasant.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Sandhya. Please watch this movie and let me know your opinion. Thanks.

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  3. I am a fan of movies that are different. Will try to watch this one..

    Destination Infinity

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    1. Thanks for your comments Rajesh. Please watch it and let me know what you think.

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  4. The old incidents and places visited gush forth fond memories. It is pleasurable to relive them so long as there is no grieving of anyone missing presently.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Mr. KP. Yes, it was a pleasure to relive them.

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  5. The best thing about this movie is that it inspires a person to be good, to not judge others on the basis of their station in life. Very nice on your part to share this small incident.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Karunesh. You are correct.

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  6. Seems to be a interesting movie, would definitely watch and get back to you.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Rama. Please watch this movie and let me know what you think. Thanks.

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  7. Interesting post and I would love watching this movie . Will see the complete movie within two three days . When Nainika sleeps I will watch :)

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    1. Thanks for your comments Shilpa. Please watch this movie and let me know what you think. Thanks.

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  8. Had never heard of this film. Will try to watch this. Thanks for the recommendation.

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    1. Thanks for your comments Ajeya. Please watch this movie and let me know what you think. Thanks.

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  9. For people my age, memories are the best thing to have, they always bring a smile to our face..I havent heard of this movie.let me check

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    1. Thanks for your comments Renu. Please check out this movie and let me know what you think. Thanks.

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  10. Looks like a review with a personal touch...love how you carried it with your writing. Great Movie to watch!

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    1. Thanks Uma for your kind words.

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  11. I haven't had a chance to watch this movie, but since romance is involved I totally have to now.... thanks for the suggestion SG

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  12. How some things take us back in time and rekindle some old memories!

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  13. Noted the movie name. Added to the list. Will watch.
    Thanks for the recommendation

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  14. The story puts the viewer into thoughts for a while.Interesting scene.

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