Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril

The hands of Tomisaburo Wakayama and Akihiro Tomikawa in Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (dir. Buichi Saito, 1972).

As exciting and visually striking as they are, these movies sort of run together after a while. What sets this one apart is the assassin who defeats her enemies by flashing her tattooed breasts at them. That and the little song about raindrops that plays when Daigoro goes off wandering.

Two more to go.

1 comment:

Trevor said...


Have you seen Samurai Spy? It is, yes, a must see.

Here's a wiki link:

Ninjas, double agents, pacifist swordsmen, and beautiful wide, natural shots. There's a scene on a suspension bridge that I am sure Ang Lee ripped off in Crouching Tiger...