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Samurai (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Fantasy  |  30 April 1979 (USA)
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Lee Cantrell, a young San Francisco attorney by day, at night becomes a samurai warrior, and battles a crazed multi-millionaire who is planning to destroy the city with an earthquake machine.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Cantrell
Frank Boyd
Beulah Quo ...
Hana Mitsubishi Cantrell
Takeo Chisato
Charles Cioffi ...
Amory Bryson
Harold Tigner
Lt. Al DeNisco
Cathy Berman
Ralph Manza ...
Irving Berman
Shane Sinutko ...
Peter Lacey
Prof. Owens
Randolph Roberts ...
Phil Mercer
Diana Webster ...
Prof. Helen Martell


Lee Toshido Cantrell's mother and father were Japanese and American respectively. He was born in Japan and lived there till he was ten. Then they moved to San Francisco. Accompanying him is his martial arts teacher, Takeo, he would train him to atain the level of a Samurai. Lee would become a lawyer and works as a prosecutor. At night he uses his Samurai skills to apprehend criminals. Currently, he is looking into why some men broke into a warehouse, the owner said that they were there to blow it up. It seems that someone wants to buy his property and he refused. Lee investigates and discovers that a wealthy and powerful businessman wants to develop that area. Lee tells his boss of his suspicions but tells Lee that this man is too powerful for them, unless they have rock solid evidence, the man will lash back at them. Written by <>

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30 April 1979 (USA)  »

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Lee Tashido - Der Samurai  »

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