Actors and Estates/contact information?

Aaron Gerow aaron.gerow at
Wed Mar 10 19:32:13 EST 2010

> Did you try Kawakita?  It has many Shochiku photos.  If they have  
> the photos on file there, you simply pay a fee for the prints and  
> have permission to use for educational purposes provided you cite  
> Kawakita.

Unfortunately, Kawakita has stopped doing that out of the fear of  
copyright. In most cases with Japanese film, they now demand you get  
permission from the copyright owner before they make a copy.

The excessive protection of copyright is again hurting film studies in  

Aaron Gerow
KineJapan owner

Associate Professor
Film Studies Program/East Asian Languages and Literatures
Yale University

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