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Travelling Actors (1940)

Tabi yakusha (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kamatari Fujiwara ... Hyôroku Ichikawa - the Forelegs (as Keita Fujiwara)
Kan Yanagiya Kan Yanagiya ... Senpei Nakamura - the Hindlegs
Minoru Takase Minoru Takase ... Kikugoro Nakamura - the Great Actor
Sôji Kiyokawa Sôji Kiyokawa ... Shichiemon Ichikawa - the Troupe Manager
Kô Mihashi Kô Mihashi ... Wakasaya - the Barber
Zekô Nakamura Zekô Nakamura
Hisako Yamane Hisako Yamane ... Ice shop lady
Taizô Fukami Taizô Fukami ... Hokushin
Keiji Sakakida Keiji Sakakida ... Farmer
Nijiko Kiyokawa Nijiko Kiyokawa ... Omitsu
Sugiko Ise Sugiko Ise ... Osaki
Kimiko Hayashi Kimiko Hayashi ... Maid
Rei Ishikawa Rei Ishikawa
Bonpei Yamagata Bonpei Yamagata
Mamoru Tsuchiya Mamoru Tsuchiya
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 December 1940 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Travelling Actors See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Eiga (Tokyo) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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