20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released The Barbarian and the Geisha to Blu-ray on November 13, 2012. John Huston directed the film starring John Wayne, Eiko Ando, and Sam Jaffe.
Twentieth Century Fox released The Barbarian and the Geisha to theaters on September 30, 1958. John Huston directs the film which stars John Wayne, Eiko Ando, and Sam Jaffe.
President Pierce sends Townsend Harris to Japan in 1856 to serve as their first U.S. Consul-General. His translator, Huesken, accompanies him to the town of Shimoda.