The Mikado Poster

Release Date: 1939

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
In a small Japanese town, Ko-Ko (Martyn Green) is appointed to the unenviable position of executioner. Knowing he must successfully perform an execution before the appearance of the Mikado in a month, Ko-Ko finds a suitable victim in Nanki-Poo (Kenny Baker), who is distraught over his unrequited love for the maiden Yum-Yum (Jean Colin). Nanki-Poo agrees to sacrifice his life if he is allowed to spend his remaining days with Yum-Yum, who is betrothed to executioner Ko-Ko.

Cast: Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Jean Colin, Sydney Granville, John Barclay, Gregory Stroud, Constance Willis, Elizabeth Paynter

Director: Victor Schertzinger

Genres: Musical comedy

Keywords: House, Small town, Amusing, Melodramatic, Emotional, Sacrifice, Forbidden love, Son, Rivalry, Love triangle

Awards

Nominated Cinematography (Color)