Cinema: Kimonotony

Bridge to the Sun (MGM) is a woman's picture that sets out to celebrate the glories of interracial marriage but merely manages to prove that it can be as dull as the other kind. Cut and dried from Gwen Terasaki's bestselling autobiography, Bridge tells the story of a sweet young thing from back-country Tennessee (Carroll Baker) who in the middle '30s meets and marries a handsome young first secretary (James Shigeta) in the Japanese embassy in Washington. When the groom takes the bride back home to meet the folks, she makes all the predictable...

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