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Sadao Yamanaka (1909–1938)


ALong with Daisuke Itô, he popularized a genre of movies that depicted the plight of the poor with unprecedented realism. See more trivia »


(age 28) in Honan, China

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 1959 The Saga of the Vagabonds (previous screenplay)
 1939 Sono zen'ya (as Kinpachi Kajiwara) / (idea)
 1937 Mori no Ishimatsu (screenplay)
 1937 Sengoku guntô-den - Dai ichibu: Toraôkami (as Kinpachi Kajiwara)
 1936 Uminari kaidô (as Kinpachi Kajiwara)
 1936 Ochaduke-zamurai (story)
 1936 Kaitô Shirozukin: Kôhen (as Kinpachi Kajiwara)
 1935 Kaitô Shirozukin: Zempen (as Kinpachi Kajiwara)
 1935 Machi no irezumi mono (screenplay)
 1935 Seki no yatappe (as Kinpachi Kajiwara)
 1935 Fuji no shirayuki (as Kinpachi Kajiwara)
 1935 Kunisada Chûji (story)
 1934 Ashigaru shusse-tan (screenplay)
 1934 Furyû katsujinken (writer)
 1933 Bangaku no issho (screenplay)
 1932 Tengu kaijô: Zenpen (screenplay)
 1932 Kuchibue o fuku bushi (screenplay)
 1932 Ogasawara Ikinokami (screenplay)
 1932 Koban shigure (screenplay)
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Kinpachi Kajiwara

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