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The Resource Sanshiro Sugata : Judo saga, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Akira Mimura ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; [producer, Keiji Matsuzaki]

Sanshiro Sugata : Judo saga, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Akira Mimura ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; [producer, Keiji Matsuzaki]

Label
Sanshiro Sugata : Judo saga
Title
Sanshiro Sugata
Title remainder
Judo saga
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Akira Mimura ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; [producer, Keiji Matsuzaki]
Title variation
Judo saga
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
Akira Kurosawa's dazzling debut as a director is about the rivalry between judo and jujitsu, and it concerns the moral education and enlightenment of Sanshiro
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Seiichi Suzuki ; production design, Masao Tozuka ; editor, Toshio Goto
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Denjiro Ookouchi, Susumu Fujita, Yukiko Todoroki, Ranko Hanai, Ryunosuke Tsukigata, Takashi Shimura, Sugisaku Aoyama, Kokuten Kodo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998.
  • 1901-1985
  • 1902-
  • 1898-1962.
  • 1912-1991.
  • 1902-1970.
  • 1905-1982.
  • 1904-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Mimura, Akira
  • Matsuzaki, Keiji
  • Ōkōchi, Denjirō
  • Fujita, Susumu
  • Todoroki, Yukiko.
  • Tsukigata, Ryūnosuke
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Suzuki, Seiichi.
  • Tomita, Tsuneo
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
79
Series statement
  • AK100
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judo
  • Jiu-jitsu
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Sanshiro Sugata : Judo saga, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Akira Mimura ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; [producer, Keiji Matsuzaki]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Tsuneo Tomita
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1943
  • Some credits from accompanying book
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
  • "This film has been modified from the original version of Akira Kurosawa's debut film which opened in 1943, without consulting the director or the production staff. 1,845 feet of footage was cut in 1944, to comply with the government's wartime entertainment policies. As much as we'd like to show the original version, we are not able to locate the cut footage. Yet we strongly believe this modified version is worthy of rerelease. We thank you for understanding the circumstances surrounding the rerelease of this film. April 1952, Toho Company, Ltd."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn475581645
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D1
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sanshiro Sugata : Judo saga, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Akira Mimura ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; [producer, Keiji Matsuzaki]
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Tsuneo Tomita
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1943
  • Some credits from accompanying book
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
  • "This film has been modified from the original version of Akira Kurosawa's debut film which opened in 1943, without consulting the director or the production staff. 1,845 feet of footage was cut in 1944, to comply with the government's wartime entertainment policies. As much as we'd like to show the original version, we are not able to locate the cut footage. Yet we strongly believe this modified version is worthy of rerelease. We thank you for understanding the circumstances surrounding the rerelease of this film. April 1952, Toho Company, Ltd."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn475581645
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D1
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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