|A REVENGEFUL RAID|
Directed by: MAKINO Masahiro
Cast: NAKAMURA Kinnosuke, KITAOJI Kinya, FUJIMOTO Fumiyo, YAMAGATA Isao
In this tale of bravery and honor among the roving gamblers of old Japan, the heroic
Jirocho, Boss of the Tokaido is called upon to help a young yakuza named Eijiro after
he runs afoul of the new samurai officials who have taken over his hometown.
Expertly portrayed by Kitaoji Kinya (son of the all-time great star Ichikawa Utaemon),
this young man stands up for the townspeople and puts his life on the line. Jirocho,
played by superstar Nakamura Kinnosuke, a boss known for his honor and valor
soon finds himself involved in the feud which will only end in a brutal showdown.
1962 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) 86 Mins.
Japanese with English subtitles