Secret Scrolls (Part I)

  • 1957
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure

Released in Japan in 1957, SECRET SCROLLS (PART I) is set in 17th-century Japan and details the saga of three sacred scrolls that are kept apart by three families. If the scrolls are ever assembled at one location, the reader could destroy the current ruling family and overthrow the government, which would start a long and bloody war. Greedy, evil clans...read more

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Released in Japan in 1957, SECRET SCROLLS (PART I) is set in 17th-century Japan and details the saga of three sacred scrolls that are kept apart by three families. If the scrolls are ever assembled at one location, the reader could destroy the current ruling family and overthrow the

government, which would start a long and bloody war. Greedy, evil clans are after the scrolls, and a lengthy and confusing battle for the powerful items ensues. Mifune plays a samurai/magician hired by one of the clans to collect the scrolls. More talk than action, the film has a sequel, SECRET

SCROLLS (PART II).

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