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阪東妻三郎 1901-1953

Overview
Works: 60 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Samurai films 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 阪東妻三郎
Koina no Ginpei yuki no wataridori Kosuzume tōge ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Koina no Ginpei, yuki no Wataridori: This film is based on the original story of a wandering gambler written by Shin Hasegawa. The first half of the movie depicts a man's jealousy of his best friend and the woman he loves. The second part depicts a hero who is ready to put the past behind him and risk his life for his friend. Kosuzume Toge: A cute orphan selling candies for a living converts three bandits by his god-like innocence. This is an early film of Tsumasaburo Bando, in which he plays a minor role. It is the oldest preserved film featuring the actor. Its value further increased by the fact that the film is one of the very few preserved works featuring the period drama star Banya Ichikawa in the lead role
Orochi zen jūikkan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orochi: A story of a samurai who, despite his actual good nature, bad rumors continue to spread, but he continues to try and clear his name
Orochi by Rokuhei Susukita( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bandō Tsumasaburō, in one of his early roles, is a student at an academy in a sleepy Japanese castle town during the Kyoho period (early eighteenth century). The swordfighting at the conclusion of the film is particularly outstanding
Talking silents 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two classic silent motion pictures with new benshi narration and music. Orochi, originally released in 1925, tells the story of a samurai who, despite his good nature, finds himself having to defend his good name from bad rumors time and again. Gyakuryu, released in 1924, tells the story of a young samurai who mistakes Misao's kindness towards him as love
Edo kaizokuden kagebōshi by Susukita( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swordplay and revenge in the Edo period are main features of this samurai film
Yuki no wataridori Koina no ginpei by Hasegawa( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic "chanbara" movie with sword fighting, loyalty issues, and aa touch of romance
Sakamoto Ryōma by Fuyushima( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical fiction about the famous hero of Meiji Restoration, Ryōma Sakamoto
Yabure daiko ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned company president runs everything his way and will not listen to a single word that his family says. However, the management of the company gradually worsens, his children display a growing desire to leave home, and even his loyal wife begins to dissent
Talking silents 4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two classic silent motion pictures with new benshi narration and music. Koina no Ginpei, Migratory Snowbird, originally released in 1931, tells the story of a samurai who, fights to defend his best friend and his old lover. Kosuzume Pass, released in 1923, tells the story of a samurai and his son who used to be a traveler along with selling candy
Kitsune no kureta akanbō ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strong man went to catch a bad fox but found a baby instead. He quit alcohol and fighting and raised this baby as if the baby was his own
Muhōmatsu no isshō Muhomatsu, the rikisha-man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Meiji setting : the story is of the lifelong love and devotion, never even once articulated, of a rickshaw man for the widow of a general and her son, whom he helps to grow to manhood. To both woman and child he devotes his entire life, receiving in return only the joy of having loved them
Gyakuryū ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of a samurai who tries to save his family by his hardwork but eventually fails because of his broken heart
Ōshō ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, a Japanese chess (shōgi) master, Sakata Sankichi used to throw himself into playing shōgi dispite of his family's suffering. His wife and daughter attempted to commit a suicide, and Sankichi decided to quit shogi. However, his wife encouraged Sankichi to become the best shōgi player in Japan
Tange sazen by Dingci Songtian( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a famous one-eyed, one-armed samurai swordsman of the middle of the Tokugawa period (1600-1868)
Fuji ni tatsu kage ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Edo period, Matsudaira Sadanobu ordered Mizuno to build a castle near Mt. Fuji. Mizuno invited two families famous for building castles and made them debate to each other
Surōnin makari tōru ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A samurai, Yamauchi, risks his life to help a man to meet his fater, Shōgun Yoshimune
Iga no suigetsu Ken'un sanjūrokki ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A samurai warrior Watanabe was killed by Kawai during the Kan'ei era in Echizen Okayama, and this incident lead to a large scale fight
Kenpū renpeikan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of Edo period, Katsura Kogorō entered sword training school, Renpei kan. The sword master Saito noticed a hard working student, Katsura, and Katsura developed his skills quickly
Kiso no tengu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A con artist was helped by farmers, and he helps the farmer's son's girlfriend and her father who was captured by a yakuza family to escape
Ōedo gonin otoko ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of brave and courageous businessmen to fight against the villain during the Tokugawa period
 
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Alternative Names
Bandō, Tsumasaburō
Bando, Tsumasaburo 1901-1953
Bantsuma
バンドウ, ツマサブロウ 1901-1953
阪東妻三郎 1901-1953
田村, 伝吉
Languages
Japanese (66)