The Mikado
The Mikado (1939)

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… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1939
DVD Release Date: December 29, 1998
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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a mish-mash of visual and narrative approaches, some of which are successful, and some of which are not

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Beautifully preserves the essence of the work and captures for all time the great Martyn Greene's signature performance as Ko-Ko.

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