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Daredevil in the Castle (1961)

Ôsaka-jô monogatari (original title)
Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely... See full summary »

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Hiroshi Inagaki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Mohei
Kyôko Kagawa ... Ai
Yuriko Hoshi Yuriko Hoshi ... Senhime
Yoshiko Kuga ... Kobue
Isuzu Yamada ... Yodogami
Yôsuke Natsuki Yôsuke Natsuki ... Chomonshu Kimura
Jun Tazaki Jun Tazaki ... Teikabo Tsutsumi
Danko Ichikawa Danko Ichikawa ... Saizo Muin
Akihiko Hirata ... Hayatonosho 'Hayato' Susukida
Takashi Shimura ... Katagiri
Koedako Kuroiwa Koedako Kuroiwa ... Nobuo
Tetsurô Tanba ... Sadamasa Ishikawa
Tadao Nakamaru Tadao Nakamaru ... Hyogo
Ryôsuke Kagawa Ryôsuke Kagawa ... Michiiku Itamiya
Yû Fujiki Yû Fujiki ... Danuemon Hanawa
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Storyline

Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely tested when Osaka Castle is besieged by the army of the opposing Tokugawa clan. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Can one man save one hundred?


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 June 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daredevil in the Castle See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Sound System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Saizo Muin: [as Mohei has wrestled him down] Wait! Wait, wait, wait! You're from the castle, aren't you?
Mohei: You don't look like someone from the castle either.
Saizo Muin: Are you an Oga man or a Koga man?
Mohei: I'm just a man.
Saizo Muin: Aren't you a ninja?
Mohei: Are you a ninja?
Saizo Muin: Oh, I know who you are.
Mohei: Hold it. I don't have any ninja friends.
Saizo Muin: When they dangled you from Horai Bridge, I was the one who cut the rope. Don't you remember?
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