The Mikado | 1938

Adaptation, Comedy
In a small Japanese town, Ko-Ko is appointed to the unenviable position of executioner. Knowing he must successfully perform an execution before the appearance of the Mikado in a month, Ko-Ko finds a suitable victim in ...more

Synopsis

In a small Japanese town, Ko-Ko is appointed to the unenviable position of executioner. Knowing he must successfully perform an execution before the appearance of the Mikado in a month, Ko-Ko finds a suitable victim in Nanki-Poo, who is distraught over his unrequited love for the maiden Yum-Yum. Nanki-Poo agrees to sacrifice his life if he is allowed to spend his remaining days with Yum-Yum, who is betrothed to executioner Ko-Ko.

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