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Joe Butterfly

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Based on a play by Evan Wylie and Jack Ruge, Joe Butterfly also bears the influence of . The title character, played by Burgess Meredith, is a wily Japanese wheeler-dealer who offers his services as interpreter to the American GIs occupying postwar Tokyo (where the film was lensed). But Joe's "services" go above and beyond the call of duty, not to mention military protocol. To make certain that the local Army newspaper will continue to...more

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