The first films of Akira Kurosawa
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
4 videodiscs (305 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
9781604653229, 1604653221, 9781604653236, 160465323X, 9781604653250, 1604653256, 9781604653243, 1604653248, 9781604653274, 1604653272

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General Note
Sanshiro Sugata originally released as a motion picture in 1943 ; The most beautiful originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; Sanshiro Sugata, part 2 originally released as a motion picture in 1945 ; The men who tread on the tiger's tail originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
Creation/Production Credits
Sanshiro Sugata: Production design by Kazuo Kubo ; sound by Shoji Kameyama ; music, Seiichi Suzuki.
Creation/Production Credits
The most beautiful: Production design, Teruaki Abe ; music, Seichi Suzuki.
Creation/Production Credits
Sanshiro Sugata, part two: Production design by Kazuo Kubo ; sound by Shoji Kameyama ; music, Seiichi Suzuki.
Creation/Production Credits
Men who tread on the tiger's tail: Production design by Kazuo Kubo ; edited by Toshio Goto ; music by Tadashi Hattori.
Participants/Performers
Sanshiro Sugata: Denjiro Ookouchi, Susumu Fujita, Yukiko Todoroki, Ranko Hanai, Rynnsuke Tsukigata, Takashi Shimura, Sugisaku Aoyama, Kuten Kodo.
Participants/Performers
The most beautiful: Takashi Shimura, Soji Kiyokawa, Ichiro Sugai, Tadako Irie, Sayuri Tanima, Sachiko Ozaki, Asako Suziki, Haruko Toyama, Yoko Yaguchi.
Participants/Performers
Sahshiro sugata, part two: Denjiro Ookouchi, Susumu Fujita, Ryunosuke Tsukigata, Akitake Kono, Yukiko Todoroki.
Participants/Performers
The men who tread on the tiger's tail: Denjiro Ookouchi, Tadayoshi Nishina, Susumu Fujita, Masayuki Mori, Takashi SHimura, Kenichi Enomoto, Akitake Kono, Yoshio Kosugi, Dekao Yokoo.
Description
Sanshiro Sugata: Akira Kurosawa's effortless debut is based on a novel by Tsuneo Tomita about the rivalry between judo and jujitsu.
Description
The most beautiful: This portrait of female volunteer workers at an optics plant during world War II, shot on location at the Nippon Kogaku factory, was created with a patriotic agenda.
Description
Sahshiro Sugata, part two: This sequel is a hugely entertaining adventure, reuniting most of the major players from the original and featuring a two-part narrative in which Sanshiro first fights a pair of Americans and then finds himself the target of a revenge mission undertaken by the brothers of the original film's villain.
Description
The men who tread on the tiger's tail: The plot is based on a legendary twelfth-century incident in which the lord Yoshitsune and a group of samurai retainers dressed as monks in order to pass through a dangerous enemy checkpoint.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
These DVDs are copy protected.
Language
In Japanese with English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Nishina, T., Mori, M., Enomoto, K., Kosugi, Y., Usami, J., Yokao, D., Itō, M., Yaguchi, Y., Tomita, T., Kono, A., Kurosawa, A., Toyama, H., Tanima, S., Irie, T., Kiyokawa, S., Kodo, K., Aoyama, S., Shimura, T., Tsukigata, R., Todoroki, Y., Fujita, S., Ōkōchi, D., & Ozaki, A. (2010). The first films of Akira Kurosawa . Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tadayoshi. Nishina et al.. 2010. The First Films of Akira Kurosawa. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tadayoshi. Nishina et al.. The First Films of Akira Kurosawa [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Nishina, Tadayoshi., et al. The First Films of Akira Kurosawa Criterion Collection, 2010.

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