[KineJapan] Tsuburaya film found

Maria Jose Gonzalez tkarsavina at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 7 09:56:58 EDT 2021

 What a remarkable find!Congratulations Roger!NHK had a wonderful clip of the film:

    On Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 10:27:24 PM GMT+9, Jasper Sharp via KineJapan <kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu> wrote:  
 Great to see Roger getting credit for this - the BFI certainly wasn't aware of it before his thorough research turned it up!

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From: KineJapan <kinejapan-bounces at mailman.yale.edu> on behalf of Gerow Aaron via KineJapan <kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu>
Sent: 07 July 2021 12:40
To: Japanese Cinema Discussion Forum <kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu>
Cc: Gerow Aaron <aaron.gerow at yale.edu>
Subject: [KineJapan] Tsuburaya film found This news was announced today:
An abridged version of the 1935 film Princess Kaguya, photographed by Tsuburaya Eiji (famed for Godzilla and Ultraman) and directed by Tanaka Yoshitsugu at JO Studio, was discovered in the UK by Roger Macy (familiar to us all at KineJapan. It is a 33 minute version of a 75 minute film which was prepared for the London Japan Society in 1936.

It will be shown at the Tsuburaya retro at the NFAJ in September.

Aaron Gerow
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