|Gary Cooper||Marco Polo|
|Sigrid Gurie||Princess Kukachin|
|George Barbier||Kublai Khan|
When Venetian explorer Marco Polo and his assistant, Binguccio, travel to Peking to locate Chinese treasures, they meet Emperor Kublai Khan and his beautiful daughter, Princess Kukachin . The emperor's adviser, Ahmed, sends Marco away from the palace in order to overthrow Kublai Khan and marry Kukachin. It is up to Marco to stop the plot, defeat the villain and win the hand of the princess.