A Majority of One

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A Majority of One ★★½ 1956

Dated comedy about late-in-life romance and prejudice. Russell stars as Jewish Brooklyn widow Mrs. Jacoby, who tags along with her daughter and diplomat son-in-law on their shipboard trip to Japan. She meets the charming Koichi Asano (a surprisingly effective Guinness), who's with the Japanese diplomatic corp, runs into problems with her family, and decides she must give up her chance at romance. Adapted from the play by Leonard Spigel gass. 149m/C VHS . Rosalind Russell, Alec Guinness, Ray Danton, Madlyn Rhue, Mae Ques tel, Frank Wilcox, Alan Mowbray; D: Mervyn LeR oy; W: Leonard Spigelgass.