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Japanese War Bride (1952)

Japanese War Bride (1952)

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Filmmaker King Vidor does wonders with the unpromising material at hand in Japanese War Bride. Don Taylor stars as Jim Sterling, a Korean war officer who is wounded and hospitalized in Japan. Sterling falls in love with his Japanese nurse Tae Shimizu (Shirley Yamaguchi), eventually marrying her. Upon his return to the U.S., Sterling and his new bride face hostility, bigotry and uncertainty from all sides. Particularly venomous is his sister-in-law Fran (Marie Windsor), who conducts a vicious letter-writing campaign aimed at convincing Sterling that his wife is unfaithful. Produced independently by Joseph Bernhard, Japanese War Bride was released by 20th Century-Fox.

Cast

Don Taylor
as Jim Sterling
Shirley Yamaguchi
as Tae Shimizu
Cameron Mitchell
as Art Sterling
Marie Windsor
as Fran Sterling
James Bell
as Ed Sterling
Louise Lorimer
as Harriet Sterling
Philip Ahn
as Eitaro Shimizu
Sybil Merritt
as Emily Shafer
Lane Nakano
as Shiro Hasagawa
Kane Nakano
as Shiro Hasagawa
Kathleen Mulqueen
as Mrs. Milly Shafer
Orley Lindgren
as Ted Sterling
George D. Wallace
as Woody Blacker
May Takasugi
as Emma Hasagawa
William Yokota
as Mr. Hasagawa
Susie Matsumoto
as Tae's Mother
Jerry Fujikawa
as Man at Fish Market
Chieko Sato
as Japanese Servant
Tetsu Komai
as Japanese Servant
Hisa Chiba
as Old Japanese Woman
David March
as Man at Plant
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