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The sword of doom = Daibosatsutōge / Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaish ; Tōhō, Takarazuka Eiga sakuhin ; seisaku, Fujimoto Masumi, Satō Masayuki, Nanri Konparu ; kyakuhon, Hashimoto Shinobu ; kantoku, Okamoto Kihachi. .

Fujimoto, Masumi, 1910-1979 (Added Author). Satō, Masayuki. (Added Author). Nanri, Konparu, 1905- (Added Author). Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-2018 (Added Author). Okamoto, Kihachi, 1924-2005 (Added Author). Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932- (Added Author). Aratama, Michiyo. (Added Author). Kayama, Yūzō, 1937- (Added Author). Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997 (Added Author). Misumi, Kenji, 1921-1975 (Added Author). Kinugasa, Teinosuke, 1896-1982 (Added Author). Ichikawa, Raizō, 1931-1969 (Added Author). Hongō, Kōjirō, 1938- (Added Author). Nakamura, Tamao. (Added Author). Yamamoto, Fujiko, 1931- (Added Author). Nakazato, Kaizan, 1885-1944 Daibosatsutōge. (Added Author). Janus Films. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author). Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Takarazuka Eiga. (Added Author). Nakadai Tatsuya, Aratama Michiyo, Kayama Yūzō, Mifune Toshirō. (Cast).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC SWORD (Text) 37500004083974 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780029631
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videodisc release of the 1965 motion picture.
Original story by Kaizan Nakazato.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Satsuei, Murai Hiroshi ; henshū, Kuroiwa Yoshitami ; bijutsu, Matsuyama Takashi ; ongaku, Satō Masaru.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nakadai Tatsuya, Aratama Michiyo, Kayama Yūzō, Mifune Toshirō.
Summary, etc.:
This is the thrilling tale of a man who chooses to devote his life to evil. A gifted swordsman plying his trade during the turbulent final days of Shogunate rule, Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse, without mercy. It is a way of life that ultimately leads to madness.
System Details Note:
DVD; mono.
Language Note:
In Japanese with English subtitles.
Subject: Swordsmen > Japan > Drama.
Foreign films > Japan.
Genre: Samurai films.
Feature films.

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