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Program Title: The Barbarian and the Geisha
EASC Code: JB-07
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: Movie & TV Drama, History
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: John Huston
Producer: Eugene Frenke
Release Date: 1958
Running Time: 104 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: In 1856, an American diplomat embarks on a trade mission to negotiate with the hostile Japanese government. Neither threats, discomfort nor even a beautiful geisha can stand in his way as he goes about his formidable task. Directed by John Huston, THE BARBARIAN AND THE GEISHA is a finely crafted tale of adventure, intrigue and romance set against a fascinating historical backdrop.
Data Entry Date: 9/3/2002