Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital. The couple are forced to deal with the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt racism of his family and the townspeople, especially after the birth of their son.
Director: King Vidor. AKA East is East
Stars: Shirley Yamaguchi, Don Taylor, Cameron Mitchell, Marie Windsor, James Bell, Louise Lorimer, Philip Ahn, Sybil Merritt, Lane Nakano, Kathleen Mulqueen, Orley Lindgren, George Wallace, May Takasugi, William Yokota, Shizue Matsumoto.
Note: Many thanks to “Fernando Hierro” over at okru for sending me this good copy (no hardcoded subs) of this hard to find film.