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The Yotsuda Phantom (1949)

Yotsuya kaidan (original title)
Iemon Tamiya is an impovershed masterless samurai who craves a better life, which he cannot have because of his marriage to Oiwa, who is completely devoted to her husband

Director:

Keisuke Kinoshita

Writers:

Eijirô Hisaita, Nanboku Tsuruya (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kinuyo Tanaka ... Osode
Ken Uehara Ken Uehara ... Iemon Tamiya
Hisako Yamane Hisako Yamane ... Oume
Haruko Sugimura ... Omaki
Chôko Iida ... Okura
Osamu Takizawa Osamu Takizawa ... Gonbei Naosuke
Jûkichi Uno Jûkichi Uno ... Yomoshichi - Osode's husband
Keiji Sada ... Kohei Kobotoke
Aizo Tamashima Aizo Tamashima ... Takuetsu, masseur
Ken Mitsuda Ken Mitsuda ... Kihee
Yoshindo Yamaji Yoshindo Yamaji ... Tatsugorô, detective (as Yoshito Yamaji)
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô ... Shinkichi
Kanichi Kato Kanichi Kato ... Prisoner
Kimie Hayashi Kimie Hayashi ... Maid (hostel Fukazawa)
Akio Miyajima Akio Miyajima ... Servant (hostel Fukazawa)
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Storyline

Iemon Tamiya is an impovershed masterless samurai who craves a better life, which he cannot have because of his marriage to Oiwa, who is completely devoted to her husband

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 July 1949 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Yotsuda Phantom See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shôchiku Eiga See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Version of The Ghost of Yotsuya (1959) See more »

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