The Barbarian and the GeishaEdit

1958, directed by John Huston

(IMDB Link) TCM Summary: Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.

  • John Wayne - Townsend Harris
  • Eiko Ando - Okichi
  • Sam Jaffe - Henry Heusken
  • Sô Yamamura - Governor Tamura (as So Yamamura)
  • Ryuzo Demura - Thug (uncredited)
  • Kodaya Ichikawa - Daimyo (uncredited)
  • Tokujiro Iketaniuchi - Harusha (uncredited)
  • Fuji Kasai - Lord Hotta (uncredited)
  • Takeshi Kumagai - Chamberlain (uncredited)
  • Fuyukichi Maki - Peasant (uncredited)
  • Morita - Prime Minister (uncredited)
  • James Robbins - Lt. Fisher (uncredited)
  • Norman Thomson - Captain Edmunds (uncredited)
  • Hiroshi Yamato - The Shogun (uncredited)
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