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Samurai

Story: In California during WWII, an orphaned Japanese-American youth is taken in by a priest who is actually a Japanese spy and samurai warrior. He trains the boy to be a samurai as part of a plot to infiltrate the United States.

Scenery: The building housing Marsh's Oriental Shop, on the corner of Camino El Estero and Fremont in Monterey, was used as a temple.

People:

  • Director: Raymond Cannon
  • Stars: Fred C. Bond, Mary Ellen Butler, David Chow, Paul Fung, Luke Chan, Frances Chan, Joseph Kim, Larry Moore, Barbara Woodell.

Technical:

  • Year: 1945
  • Studio: Cavalcade Pictures
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: n/a (probably 1.37:1)
  • Sound: mono
  • Running time: 78 min.

Sources

Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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