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The Resource Ichiban utsukushiku : The most beautiful, Janus Films ; a Toho production ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography, Joji Obara], (videorecording)

Ichiban utsukushiku : The most beautiful, Janus Films ; a Toho production ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography, Joji Obara], (videorecording)

Label
Ichiban utsukushiku : The most beautiful
Title
Ichiban utsukushiku
Title remainder
The most beautiful
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; a Toho production ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography, Joji Obara]
Title variation
Most beautiful
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Akira Kurosawa's patriotic World War II morale booster focuses on a volunteer corps of women working at an optics factory to produce lenses for binoculars and targeting scopes, and was shot on location at the Nippon Kogaku factory in Hiratsuka
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Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ichiban utsukushiku.
Credits note
Production design, Teruaki Abe ; music, Seichi Suzuki
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I243 2009
PerformerNote
Yoko Yaguchi, Takashi Shimura, Soji Kiyokawa, Ichiro Sugai, Takako Irie, Sayuri Tanima, Sachiko Ozaki, Asako Suzuki, Haruko Toyama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1905-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Itō, Motohiko
  • Usami, Jin
  • Ohara, Joji
  • Yaguchi, Yoko
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Kiyokawa, Soji
  • Sugai, Ichiro
  • Suzuki, Seiichi
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
85
Series statement
  • AK100 ; disc 2
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ichiban utsukushiku : The most beautiful, Janus Films ; a Toho production ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography, Joji Obara], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
  • Some credits from accompanying book
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn475625102
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D2
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)475625102
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ichiban utsukushiku : The most beautiful, Janus Films ; a Toho production ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography, Joji Obara], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
  • Some credits from accompanying book
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn475625102
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D2
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)475625102
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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