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The History of Motion Pictures

Storage No. Item Remarks Price Compartment
A-8-1-1 [Histoire du Cinema Mondial](Tr.) Author: Georges Sadoul Translator: Maruo Sadamu 4,000 14
2 [Development of the Japanese Cinema]4 vols Author: Tanaka Junichiro 1,500/vol 14
3 A concise chronology of post-war motion pictures Prepared by The Mainichi Newspapers   14

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The History of Japanese Theatre

Storage No. Title Remarks Price Compartment
A-8-2-1 [A Comprehensive History of the Japanese Theatre] Author: Kawatake Shigetoshi 3,000 14

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Theatrical and Television Scripts

Storage No. Item Remarks Compartment
A-8-3-1 Kabuki Script for December performance at the National Theatre, Tokyo of "Genroku Chushingura".
A play in six acts and seventeen scenes. Written by Mayama Seika. Directed by Iwaya Shinichi
2 Shingeki(*) Preparatory script for a performance of "Hanaoka Seishu no Tsuma". Written by Ariyoshi Sawako 14
3 No(1) "Hagoromo" 14
4 No(2) "Sagi" 14
5 Television programme Schedule for "Katsura Kokinji Afternon Show". Telecast by NET, February 5th, 1970 14

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"Expressions of the Year 1970"(*)

A 16-mm motion picture with soundtrack planned by The Mainichi Newspapers and Matsushita Electric Industrial Company.
Produced by Mainichi Film Productions.
Scenarist-Director: Hani Susumu, Narrator: Mikuni Ichiro
Part I: 383.1 metres(F-2) Part II: 262.5 metres(F-3)

Storage No. Item/Scenario Remarks Compartment
A-8-4-1 "Expressions of the Year 1970"   27
  Suburban housing area Japan Housing Corporation complex seen from the air  
  Expressway Interchange, vertical crossing  
  City streets The heart of Tokyo  
  Sky over the city Smog  
  High-rise buildings    
  Industrial zone    
  Rendezvous In front of Shibuya Station  
  Telephones Row of red public telephones, and users  
  Diet Budget Committee session Prime Minister Yoshida Shigeru replies to a question from Kono ichiro  
  Baby and mother    
  * Joy    
  Little boys sharing a watermelon    
  Nakayama Masa assumes her post The first woman to become a Minister in the Japanese Cabinet (Minister of Welfare)  
  Sumo wrestler Taiho defeats Kashiwado Paving the way for promotion to yokozuna (Grand champion)  
  Toei Flyers win the Pacific League Manager Mizuhara being tossed into the air  
  Baseball Championship    
  Hankyu Braves win the Pacific League Hankyu players celebrate  
  Baseball Championship    
  Finals of the High School Baseball Okayama Higashi High School secures the  
  Championship Championship as a player slides into home base  
  The Matsukawa trial People rejoicing at the verdict "Not Guilty"  
  * Sorrow    
  Little boys wrestling A young brother crying  
  Professional boxing Fuji Takeshi defeats Sandro Lopopolo of Italy only to be beaten by Nikolino Locche of Argentina  
  Coal dust explosion at a Mitsui colliery The sorrow of the bereaved families  
  Train crash at Tsurumi, Yokohama President Ishida of Japan National Railways expresses sympathy for the bereaved  
  Sinking of the "Tokiwa Maru" The sorrow of the bereaved children  
  Plane crash, All Nippon Airways Grief-stricken faces of the bereaved  
  * Anger    
  Higashi-Fuji military training ground Anger of the local people  
  The Sunagawa struggle    
  Uproar in the Diet(1) Clash between the Government and Opposition after the Police Law is railroaded through the Diet  
  Uproar in the Diet(2) The Japan-USA Security Treaty session: finally, policemen are brought into the Diet  
  The Japan-USA Security Treaty Demonstrators storm the Diet Building  
  Spartan education Pupils wince after being slapped on the face  
  Unrest in the Universities Students' mistrust of their education and teachers turns to anger  
  * Pleasure    
  The windows of an office building Office workers relaxing by the windows  
  An indoor fishing pond Young office workers enjoy fishing  
  A sports' day Bun-eating race; obstacle race  
  Recreation ground    
  Shichi-go-san(*) A children's festival  
  A banquet Serious host; guests having fun  
  Bon odori Summer dances  
  Dance in celebration of a good harvest    
  Hana matsuri    
  Nabezumi festival    
  Mud-splashing festival    
  * Work    
  An orchestra at work The Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ozawa Seiji  
  The "Shinkansen" super-express train An engineer taking his job seriously  
  A locomotive stoker Coping with scorching heat; covered with coal dust  
  A maker of sumi(Indian ink) Carrying on an old tradition  
  Deep-sea fishermen Bonito and tuna fishing; a dolphin  
  The rice harvest Automatic harvesters can be seen but many farmers still use traditional methods  
  Tatami maker    
  A factory Welding; a television receiver assembly line  
  Commercial photographer A photographer perched dangerously on top of a moving car  
  A bargain sale Just befor the shop closes  
  The special discount For those who pay in ¥5 coins  
  New company employees in training    
  Futon-making school    
  Intensive training school for popular singers    
  * Masculine-Feminine    
  Boys and girls The 1st grade of elementary school  
  A high-school baseball team Intensive training  
  Women's accomplishments Tea ceremony and playing the koto  
  A "charm" school Learning about makeup  
  A beauty parlour Exercise equipment. Mud bath  
  A wedding The bridal attire  
  The honeymoon Honeymooners at Tokyo Station  
  Newlyweds leaving by aeroplane The parents' faces  
  'Honeymoon Bus' A bus with its newlywed passengers on the Nichinan coastline, Miyazaki Prefecture  
  * Poise and Posture    
  Posture exercises Demonstrated by a travelling instructor  
  Exercises for old people    
  The grace of gymnastics: floor exercises Vera Caslavska of Czechoslovakia,
winner of the all-round individual championship at the Tokyo Olympics, 1964
  Unyielding determination: Abebe Bikila, winner of the marathon at the  
  the marathon Tokyo Olympics, 1964. Tsuburaya of Japan was third  
  The poise of the young Singing; listening to pop music  
  The movement of youth Dancing the 'go-go'  
  The Emperor loses his hat A sign that the Emperor, too, is human  
  Military order The Self-Defence Force  
  People en masse A Soka Gakkai convention  
  Athletics At the Defence Academy  
  The posture of officialdom A tax official receiving a restaurant proprietress, a factory owner and a foreman  
  Awa odori "Dancing fools and onlooking fools". Japanese saying  
  * Theatre    
  The Kabukiza(kabuki thatre) A night view of Ginza, Tokyo and the Kabukiza  
  Kabuki(1) The super-human warrior role(aragoto)in the kabuki piece "Shibaraku". Aragoto makeup, known as kumatori  
  Kabuki(2) Female role played by a man(onnagata) in "Musume Dojoji"  
  No "Shojo"  
  Bunraku "Ichinotani Futaba Gunki"  
  Comedy Fujiyama Kanbi and laughing audience  
  * Children of the television Age    
  Broadcasting A stage show: TV director and entertainers  
  Dubbing Dubbing artists at work  
  A mother and child watching television    
  A child viewer responding to movements shown on television    
  Miming song contest for children Children copy precisely the gestures and movements of popular singers  
  School broadcasting Television in school; a televised morning meeting; the head teacher makes an announcement  
  The expressions of children who will survive the 20th century    

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The Best Ten Japanese Films(*)

Still photographs from films selected by the film critic Okamoto Hiroshi(MF-1)

Storage No. Subject Remarks Compartment
A-8-5-1 "Rojo no Reikon" A 1921 Shochiku Kinema Ken film starring Suzuki
Denmei, Hanabusa Yuriko. Directed by Murata
Minoru. Produced by Osanai Kaoru
2 "Chuji Tabinikki" A 1927 Nikkatsu film starring Okochi Denjiro and Fushimi Naoe. Directed by Ito Daisuke 27
3 "Umarete wa Mita keredo" A 1932 Shochiku film starring Saito Tatsuo and Yoshikawa Mitsuko. Directed by Ozu Yasujiro 27
4 "Gion no Shimai" A 1936 Daiichi Eiga film starring Yamada Isuzu and Umemura Yoko. Directed by Mizoguchi Kenji 27
5 "Uma" A 1941 Toho film starring Takamine Hideko and Fujiwara Kamatari. Directed by Yamamoto Kajiro 27
6 "Aoi Sanmyaku" A 1949 Toho film starring Ikebe Ryo and Sugi Yoko. Directed by Imai Tadashi 27
7 "Rashomon" A 1950 Daiei film starring Mifune Toshiro and Kyo Machiko. Directed by Kurosawa Akira 27
8 "Entotsu no Mieru Basho" A 1953 Shintoho film starring Uehara Ken and Tanaka Kinuyo. Directed by Gosho Heinosuke 27
9 "Biruma no Tategoto" A 1956 Nikkatsu film starring Yasui Shoji and Mikuni Rentaro. Directed by Ichikawa Kon 27
10 "Buta to Gunkan" A 1960 Nikkatsu film starring Nagato Hiroyuki and Yoshimura Jitsuko. Directed by Imamura Shohei 27

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The Best Ten Foreign Films

Still photographs from films selected by the film critic Okamoto Hiroshi (MF-1)

Storage No. Item Remarks Compartment
A-8-6-1 "The Covered Wagon" A 1923 Paramount ( USA ) film starring J. Warren Kerrigan and Lois Wilson. Directed by James Cruze 27
2 "Bronenosets Potyomkin" A 1925 Goskino ( USSR ) film starring unkuown citizens and soldiers. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein 27
3 "The Gold Rush" A 1925 United Artists ( USA ) film starring Charles Chaplin and Georgia Hale. Directed by Charles Chaplin 27
4 "Die Dreigroschenopera" A 1931 UFA (German) film starring Rudolf Forster and Carola Neber. Directed by G.W. Pabst 27
5 "Roma, Citta Aperta" A 1945 Minerva (Italian) film starring Marcello Pagliero and Anna Magnani. Directed by Roberto Rossellini 27
6 "Los Olvidada" A 1950 Mexican film starring Estela Inda and Alfonso Mejia. Directed by Luis Bunuel 27
7 "Outcast of the Island" A 1951 London (British) film starring Ralph Richardson and Trevor Howard. Directed by Carol Reed 27
8 "Pather Panchali" A 1955 Bhaharatiya (Indian) film starring Subir Bannerji and Uma Das Gupta. Directed by Satyajit Ray 27
9 "Nuit et Brouillard" A 1955 Cosinor (French) documentary film directed by Alain Resnais 27
10 "Papiol i Diament" A 1957 Polish film starring Zbigniew Cybulski and Eva Krzyzewska. Directed by Andrezej Wajda 27

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