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Directed by: SAWAJIMA Tadashi
Cast: KATAOKA Chiezo, MISORA Hibari, TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke, HANAZONO Hiromi
It's an extravaganza of entertainment as famous magistrate in disguise, Toyama no
Kinshiro attempts to confront the elusive thief known as the "Long-Sleeve Burglar".
Played to the hilt by Misora Hibari in a delightful performance highlighted by singing,
dancing, and swordplay with a unique story within a story twist that starts to unfold in
the city jail as a playwright is brought into custody and meets the famed Long-Sleeve
Burglar himself. Misora Hibari is totally captivating in this gender bending role as the
famed thief whose expoits can only be stopped by the great Kin-san himself!
TV Broadcast quality
1959 - Color - Widescreen
Japanese with English subtitles