ozu on dvd!

Ono Seiko and Aaron Gerow onogerow
Thu Jun 1 03:06:05 EDT 2000

>Compounding the problems, is that the negatives
>for most Ozu films (Tokyo Story included - just watch the New Yorker
>tape made from the best available negative) are in deplorable condition.

Unfortunately, the original negative of Tokyo Story no longer exists.  It 
was burned in a laboratory fire.  Bordwell mentions this on p. 328 of his 

Aaron Gerow

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