The stage director Shimamura, who is bringing western theatre to Japan, falls in love with the outspoken actress Sumako Matsui, and leaves his family to be with her, while trying to keep his Art Theatre solvent.
Tag Archives: 1940s
Rustlers’ Hideout (1945) Sam Newfield, Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patti McCarty, Action, Adventure, Western
The Great Man’s Lady (1942) William A. Wellman, Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy, Drama, Romance, Western
In Hoyt City, a statue of founder Ethan Hoyt is dedicated, and 100 year old Hannah Sempler Hoyt (who lives in the last residence among skyscrapers) is at last persuaded to tell her story to a ‘girl biographer’.
They Died with Their Boots On (1941) Raoul Walsh, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Biography, Drama, Romance, War, Western
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941) Harold S. Bucquet, Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Drama
La cena delle beffe / The Jester’s Supper (1942) Alessandro Blasetti, Amedeo Nazzari, Osvaldo Valenti, Clara Calamai, Drama, Romance
Ikite iru Magoroku / The Living Magoroku (1943) Keisuke Kinoshita, Ken Uehara, Fumiko Katsuragi, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Drama
In postwar Japan a young woman is unable to marry her sweetheart because her family’s in difficult circumstances and needs her income to keep afloat.