Ito Takeo

Aaron Gerow gerow at
Wed Dec 5 20:41:27 EST 2001

This is a little late, but the independent film producer Ito Takeo died 
on the 29th at the age of 91.  Ito began his career at Toho and was one 
of the leaders of the Toho strike after the war.  He left the company 
with many of the strike leaders and during the 1950s, produced many of 
the films of the leftist independent companies, ones directed by Yamamoto 
Satsuo, Imai Tadashi, Kamei Fumio, and Ieki Miyoji.  These films include 
Senso to Heiwa, Dokkoi ikite iru, and Shinku chitai.  In the 1960s, he 
was associated with Daiei, producing, among others, the Shinobi no mono 

Aaron Gerow
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