Nishikie Edosugata Hatamoto to Machiyakko

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Nishikie Edosugata Hatamoto to Machiyakko
Directed by Kazuo Mori
Starring Utaemon Ichikawa
Yaeko Kumoi
Shinpachiro Asaka
Wakako Kunitomo
Narrated by Shunsui Matsuda
Midori Sawato
Cinematography Tsunejiro Kawasaki
Distributed by Digital Meme
Release dates
  • 1939 (1939) (Japan)
Running time
65 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Nishikie Edosugata Hatamoto to Machiyakko (錦絵江戸姿 旗本と街奴 The Color Print of Edo: Hatamoto to Machiyakko?) is a 1939 black and white Japanese silent film with benshi accompaniment directed by Kazuo Mori. It is a cheerful period drama, sprinkled with comical scenes and tells the story of a loyal and handsome Edo period servant who fights to help his older brother marry the woman he loves. The star of this film Utaemon Ichikawa gained enormous popularity for his portrayal of a cheerful and chivalrous man.

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