von Sternberg's 'Morocco' in Japan?
Mon Oct 6 09:47:52 EDT 2003
My personal data at hand says Morocco was chosen as Kinema Junpo's Best
Foreign Film in 1931. So if you look into, there should be many references
to the film in this year's cinema journals, including Kishi Matsuo's in
Eiga Orai. I don't know if it was shown in the occupation period though...
At 10:20 03/10/26 -0500, you wrote:
>There are Kobayashi Hideo's reference to the film in his essay on literature
>of the lost home (1931) $B5(Btrans. Paul Anderer. Ozaki Midori (if I recall
>correctly) reviews it in her 'Eiga mansou' (also early 30s) $B5(BI can check
>the date for you. Have you looked in some of the reprints of the film
>journals cerca 1929-30?
> > I am trying to find out if von Sternberg's 1930 film 'Morocco' starring
> > Marlene Dietrich played in Japan in the 1930s and/or during the Allied
> > occupation sometime between 1945 and 1949. It probably was distributed at
> > some point but can anyone refer me to clear evidence as to when and
> where it
> > might have shown?
> > Thanks,
> > Joanne
> > j.izbicki at att.net
> > OR
> > jizbicki at ithaca.net
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