"Japanese-American" film was the only title designation given this Sino-U.S. production when it was released in Los Angeles in June of 1927. The story concerns a Japanese father who emigrates to America in the company of his son, leaving his wife and daughter behind. Years pass: the father becomes a wealthy farmer, and his son falls in love with a white woman. The "miscegenation" issue is briefly touched upon, then the story begins a new tangent with the arrival in America of the farmer's wife and daughter, together with a "half-wit" friend of the family. It is at this point that the narrative comes to an end, suggesting that the film was still "in progress" when it was screened in America. Most reviewers, confused by the abruptness of the storyline, chose to concentrate on the film's high points, including several musical numbers performed by child actress Tuki Mayeda.
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