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The Resource Ichiban utsukushiku, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa], (videorecording DVD)

Ichiban utsukushiku, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa], (videorecording DVD)

Label
Ichiban utsukushiku
Title
Ichiban utsukushiku
Statement of responsibility
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa]
Title variation
Most beautiful
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
Presents the story of a group of girls who work in a precision-optical-instruments factory, making lenses, binoculars, etc., during wartime in Japan. This was filmed in a real factory with real workers which gives the movie a documentary flavor
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Obara Jōji ; music, Suzuki Seiichi ; art, Abe Teruaki
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I24 2010
PerformerNote
Takashi Shimura, Sōji Kiyokawa, Ichirō Sugai, Takako Irie, Sayuri Tanima, Yoko Yaguchi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1905-1982
  • 1911-1995
  • 1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Itō, Motohiko
  • Usami, Jin
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Kiyokawa, Soji
  • Sugai, Ichiro
  • Irie, Takako
  • Tanima, Sayuki
  • Yaguchi, Yoko
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
85
Series statement
Series 23, the first films of Akira Kurosawa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women's volunteer labor corps
Technique
live action
Label
Ichiban utsukushiku, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa], (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • A foreign film (Japan)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781604653250
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ECL106
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn651064644
  • (OCoLC)651064644
System details
DVD; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ichiban utsukushiku, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa], (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • A foreign film (Japan)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781604653250
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ECL106
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn651064644
  • (OCoLC)651064644
System details
DVD; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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