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The Resource Yojimbo : The bodyguard [1961], Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa

Yojimbo : The bodyguard [1961], Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa

Label
Yojimbo : The bodyguard [1961]
Title
Yojimbo
Title remainder
The bodyguard [1961]
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Bodyguard
  • Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
In the year 1860, a wandering samurai-for-hire turns the war between two clans fighting for control of a small town to his own advantage
Cataloging source
TOL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaru Sato; executive producers, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijiro Tono, Ikio Sawamura, Seizaburo Kawazu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1989
  • 1910-1998
  • 1920-1997
  • 1905-1982
  • 1907-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kikushima, Ryūzō
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Tōno, Eijirō
  • Sawamura, Ikki
  • Kawazu, Seizaburo
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Criterion collection;
Series volume
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rogues and vagabonds
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Yojimbo : The bodyguard [1961], Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1961
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780780022515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429141328
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
YOJ030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm42587422
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Yojimbo : The bodyguard [1961], Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Publication
Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1961
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780780022515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429141328
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
YOJ030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm42587422
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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