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Daredevil in the Castle (1961)
"Ôsaka-jô monogatari" (original title)

 -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  6 June 1961 (USA)
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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely... See full summary »

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Mohei
Kyôko Kagawa ...
Ai
Yuriko Hoshi ...
Senhime
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Kobue
Isuzu Yamada ...
Yôsuke Natsuki ...
Chomonshu Kimura
Jun Tazaki ...
Teikabo Tsutsumi
Danko Ichikawa ...
Saizo Muin
Akihiko Hirata ...
Hayatonosho 'Hayato' Susukida
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Katagiri
Koedako Kuroiwa ...
Nobuo
Tetsurô Tanba ...
Sadamasa Ishikawa
Tadao Nakamaru ...
Hyogo
Ryôsuke Kagawa ...
Michiiku Itamiya
Yû Fujiki ...
Danuemon Hanawa
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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely tested when Osaka Castle is besieged by the army of the opposing Tokugawa clan. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Can one man save one hundred?


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