The Mikado

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"Operetta, Musical"
  • 1939
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.7  (128)

The Mikado is a 1939 British movie based on the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta of the same name. It is set in Japan, which enabled Gilbert and Sullivan to poke fun at British politics and institutions by portraying their flaws as Japanese foibles. The title character is a powerful lord whose son has fallen in love with a beautiful young woman. The Mikado's son has also disguised himself as a wandering minstrel in order to avoid the attentions of an older woman from his father's court. Further complicating matters is his love's betrothal to an older man.

The Mikado
The Mikado
The Mikado

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The Mikado is a 1939 British movie based on the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta of the same name. It is set in Japan, which enabled Gilbert and Sullivan to poke fun at British politics and institutions by portraying their flaws as Japanese foibles. The title character is a powerful lord whose son has fallen in love with a beautiful young woman. The Mikado's son has also disguised himself as a wandering minstrel in order to avoid the attentions of an older woman from his father's court. Further complicating matters is his love's betrothal to an older man.

The Mikado is a 1939 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

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The Mikado is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV and Amazon. Some platforms allow you to rent The Mikado for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1939
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (128)