Kiyohiko Ushihara

Kiyohiko Ushihara

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kiyohiko Ushihara (Ushihara Kiyohiko?, 2 March 1897 - 20 May 1985) was a Japanese film director most famous for his gendaigeki of the silent era. Born in Kumamoto Prefecture and graduating from Tokyo University, Ushihara joined the Shochiku studio in 1920 on the invitation of Kaoru Osanai. Starting out by helping on the script to Minoru Murata's Gorky-influenced Souls on the Road, he made his directorial debut in 1921 and later directed adaptations of such works as Victor Hugo's Les Mis rables under the title Aa muj . In the mid-1920s he went to America to study Hollywood filmmaking, working under Charlie Chaplin. He returned to film romantic comedies and action films starring Denmei Suzuki and Kinuyo Tanaka such as Shingun.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Plor
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136378906
  • 9786136378909