MBC Miniseries drama (2001) - 20 episodes
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Aired on MBC in Korea:  April 4, 2001 - June 7,
2001
Aired on KBFD-TV in Hawaii:  May 23, 2001 - July
26, 2001 Wednesday & Thursday nights 8:00 - 9:00
(Replaced Delicious Proposal)

Cast:
Attorney Shin Dong-hyuk/Frank Shin:  Bae Yong
Jun
Mgr. Suh Jin-young:  Song Yun Ah
Kim Yun-hee :  Song Hae Gyo (main actress in
Autumn Story)
Head Mgr. Han Tae-jun:  Kim Seung Woo (Mr.
Duke)
Yun Bong-sook (hotel proprietress):  Yoon Yeo Jung
Choi Young-jae (proprietress's son): Park Jung Chul
President Choi of Seoul Hotel:  Joo Han
Chairman Kim Bok-man of Hankang  Distribution
(Yun-hee's father): Han Jin Hee
Housekeeping Mgr. Lee Soon-jung:  Choi __ Jung
Mgr. Oh Hyung-man (Tae-jun's rival):  Hu Joon Ho
Leo (Dong-hyuk's business partner):  Choi Yong Min
Shin Jang-hae (Dong-hyuk's birth father):  Kim Im
Moon

Summary:
This story is centered around the lives of people
working for and against the success of the 30-year
old Seoul Hotel.  After the beloved president of the
hotel suddenly dies,  the hotel management must
struggle not only to survive  day-to-day problems, but
to thwart the aggressive takeover attempt by a rival.  
Dong-hyuk is the high-priced, arrogant
attorney/corporate raider brought in to mastermind
the takeover of the hotel.  Jin-young is a devoted
manager of Seoul Hotel who struggles to keep the
hotel intact, and becomes the love interest of the
attorney.

Special:
For a fantastic fansite on this drama by TT and Haze,
go to:  
www.hotelier2002.com
Actors Bae Yong Jun, Song Yun Ah, Song Hae Gyo and Kim Seung Woo
Hotelier
Ho-te-li-uh
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From left to right:  Dong-hyuk,
Jin-young, Yun-hee and Tae-jun
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Factoid:
Bae Yong Jun's character in Hotelier is patterned after
Hong Seung-pyo, a real-life Korean-American merger
and acquisition specialist.  To read more about Hong, go
to a 8/23/02 Korea Herald article at:  
wk.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/
html_dir/2002/08/23/2002082300012.asp.

Read about this drama being shown in Qatar of the
Middle East in a 2/22/05 KOCCA article by
clicking
here.

Variations of drama name:
Ho-tel-li-uh
Hotel Lear

Staff:
Producer:  Shin Ho Kyoon
Writer:  Kang Eun Kyung

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