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Also Known As: Died: December 11, 1963
Born: December 12, 1903 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Director ...
RATE AND COMMENT

MILESTONES

1924:
Joined Shochiku company as assistant cameraman
1926:
Hired as assistant director to Tadamoto Okubo
1927:
Film directing debut with "Zange no Yaiba/The Sword of Penitence" (based on US film "Kick-In;" first collobaration with screenwriter Kogo Noda)
1936:
First sound film as director "Hitori musuko/The Only Son"
1937:
Served as infantry corporal in China during Sino-Japanese War
1943:
Sent to Singapore to make propaganda films (never made any)
1958:
Color-film directing debut with "Higanbana/Equinox Flower"
1962:
Last film as director "Samma no aji/An Autumn Afternoon"

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