Totsugu hi made – 1940; Wikimedia Commons

In the midst of war, Imperial Japan continued to produce romantic dramas. In Totsugu hi made 嫁ぐ日まで (Wedding Day) directed by Yasujirō Shimazu, sisters Yoshiko and Asako struggle to accept changes in their home brought about by their widowed father’s remarriage to a woman who in turn, is anxious about her new role.