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Yagyû bugeichô (1957)

In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is ... See full summary »

Director:

Hiroshi Inagaki

Writers:

Hiroshi Inagaki (screenplay), Takeshi Kimura (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Tasaburo
Yoshiko Kuga ... Yuhime
Kyôko Kagawa ... Oki
Mariko Okada Mariko Okada ... Rika
Denjirô Ôkôchi ... Lord Yagyu
Hanshirô Iwai Hanshirô Iwai ... Iyemitsu
Tôjûrô Sakata Tôjûrô Sakata ... Matajuro (as Senjaku Nakamura)
Akio Kobori Akio Kobori
Eijirô Tôno ... Fugetsusai
Akihiko Hirata ... Tomonori
Ryôsuke Kagawa
Jôtarô Togami Jôtarô Togami ... Jubei
Kichijirô Ueda
Bokuzen Hidari ... Okuba
Yoshio Tsuchiya Yoshio Tsuchiya
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In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is divided among the three scrolls, all of which must be possessed for the secrets to be understood. When Princess Yuhime steals the scrolls, Tasaburo, a samurai with magical powers, and his brother Senshiro are sent to retrieve them. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

8 May 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ninjitsu See more »

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Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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