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New tale of Zatoichi [videorecording] = Shin Zatoichi monogatari / Janus Films ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Daiei Pictures presentation ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka ; original story by Kan Shimozawa ; written by Minoru Inuzuka and Kikuo Umebayashi ; produced by Masaichi Nagata.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD ZAT series 3 (Text) 31951004215742 Main Floor - New Arrivals In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780780025905
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision Entertainment ; c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally released as episode three of the motion picture serial in 1963.
Special features: Fully restored image presented in original widescreen aspect ratio; enhanced for 16x9 televisions; newly translated subtitles; gallery of original theatrical stills.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Chisi Makiura ; art director, Seiichi Ota ; original music, Akira Ifukube.
Participant or Performer Note: Shintaro Katsu, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Seizaburo Kawazu, Fujio Suga, Mieko Kondo, Chitose Maki.
Summary, etc.: With more killer swordsmanship, romance and action-packed drama, the Blind Swordsman is back in the first color episode of the Zatoichi series. Masseur Ichi returns to his home village to discover that his former teacher has been hiring out his swordsmanship skills to a ruthless gang of kidnappers. Meanwhile, the mentor's sister offers herself in marriage to Zatoichi, who must decline because of the danger it would bring to any woman Ichi was known to love.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9 enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language Note: Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject: Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Swordsmen > Japan > Drama.
Masseurs > Japan > Drama.
Blind > Japan > Drama.
Yakuza > Japan > Drama.
Japan > Drama.
Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Swordsmen > Japan > Drama.
Masseurs > Japan > Drama.
Blind > Japan > Drama.
Yakuza > Japan > Drama.
Japan > Drama.
Genre: Foreign films > Japan.
Motion picture serials.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Motion picture serials.
Samurai films.
Martial arts films.
Martial arts > Feature.
Adventure > Feature.

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