The Mikado (1939)
Release Date: Jan 1, 1939 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 84
Though it boasts an American director and star, this Technicolor cinemadaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta The Mikado is a faithful record of what it must have been like to attend a performance of Britain's D'Oyly Carte opera company. Rradio tenor Kenny Baker stars as Nanki-Poo, the wand'ring minstrel who wanders into a curious set of situations in the Japanese village of Titi-Pu. D'Oyly Carte perennial Martyn Green plays the leading role of Ko-Ko, the timorous Lord High
Jan 1, 1939 Wide
Dec 29, 1998
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a mish-mash of visual and narrative approaches, some of which are successful, and some of which are not
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