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Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu: Henge no maki (1938)

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Cast overview:
Eizaburo Matsumoto ...
Misato Magonojo
Fuminori Ôhashi ...
Anthropoid (as Ryunosuke Kabayama)
Reizaburo Ichikawa ...
Toba Hyoei
Reiko Mishima ...
Chinami
Shojiro Ogata ...
Kuroami the Hunchback
Yasutarô Yagi ...
Inoue Ginbei (as Sanshiro Mori)
Noboru Takashima ...
Kawasaki Yuzuru
Keinosuke Yashiro ...
Segawa Kinnosuke
Shotaro Shiba ...
Azuma Tetsusaburo
Shin Taga ...
Nakazawa Shinjûro
Ryutaro Hibiki ...
Keisuke Matsudaira ...
Clerk at charcoal shop
Kikutaro Yoshii ...
Clerk at soy sauce shop
Do Jitsukawa ...
Rice Shop Apprentice
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One of the three Japanese made King Kong films that was destroyed in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. See more »

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Still extant?
29 March 2004 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

Sadly recorded as a lost film, it seems highly unlikely that a print of Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu still exists even in Japan.

A Japanese version of the RKO classic, it would be especially interesting to see due to the fact Fuminori Ohashi worked on the special effects. He also produced effects for the Godzilla movies, the 60s Toho versions of King Kong (such as Godzilla vs. King Kong) and worked on the original Planet of the Apes.

Considering giant monster movies are one Japan's most famous movie exports - and despite their ephemeral nature, were (and still are) highly entertaining, varied and influential - it's very sad that their earliest ancestor can no longer be seen trampling across the land in all his monotone splendor.


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