Hank, the son of American judge Herbert Mikado, refuses to marry Katie Shaw, whom his father wishes him to marry, and so joins the army. He is stationed in Japan where he falls in love with a Tokyo art student, Yum-Yum.
Did You Know?
's Film, Video and DVD Guide (2005) quotes Frankie Howerd
as having said "Not only was it the worst film ever made, but it was the one production in show-business that I'm positively ashamed to have appeared in." See more
Title card: 'Once upon a time Gilbert & Sullivan wrote the famous comic opera - The Mikado. Any resemblance between their creation and this film is completely accidental'. See more
Version of The Mikado