The 1939 version is on Netflix, and I'd like for you all to see it. It's a wonderful Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. You'll love Gilbert's wit, but you must pay careful attention or you'll miss a lot, that's why I'm looking forward to watching it again with whoever still needs to see it.
Gilbert and Sullivan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_and_Sullivan
Also, I enjoyed reading the reviews on IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031650/reviews
Here's the Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mikado
Also, check out this page on D'Oyly Carte Opera Company http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%27Oyly_Carte_Opera_Company
Homeschool provided by Netflix and Wikipedia, lol.