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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sesshū Hayakawa; Tsuru Aoki; Toyo Fujita; Frank Borzage; Roscoe Arbuckle; Charlie Murray; William Worthington; Frank D Williams; Richard E Schayer; Mark Izu; Thomas H Ince; William Clifford; Reginald Barker; Raymond B West; Marco Lienhard; Jack Cohn; Louis Lewyn; Herbert George Ponting; Mary McNeil Fenollosa; Brian Taves; Haworth Pictures.; Milestone Film & Video.; American Film Institute. National Center for Film and Video Preservation.; International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House.; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.); New Yorker Video (Firm); George Eastman House.
|Language Note:||Silent, with English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Based on the novel : The dragon painter / by Mary McNeil Fenollosa.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1919.
"Genius. Madman. Lover"--Container.
Special features: Gallery of illustrations from original novel; stills gallery of Herbert G. Ponting's photos of turn-of-the century Japan; stills gallery of archival photos and correspondence notes of Hayakawa and Aoki; gallery of promotional materials from the original production; "The dragon painter" press kit PDF (18 p.); "Hollywood's first Asian cycle" essay by film historian Brian Taves PDF (12 p.); "How to build a volcano" PDF (3 p.); "The dragon painter" novel PDF (206 p.); "The wrath of the gods" original script PDF (50 p.).
|Credits:||Camera, Frank D. Williams ; art direction Milton Menasco ; composer Mark Izu.|
|Performer(s):||Cast for The dragon painter: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Edward Piel, Toyo Fujita.
Cast for The wrath of the gods, or, the destruction of Sakura-Jima: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Frank Borzage.
Cast for Screen snapshots: Sessue Hayakawa, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Charles Murray.
|Description:||1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., b&w, tinted ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1; NTSC.|
|Contents:||The dragon painter / Haworth Pictures Corporation presents ; directed by William Worthington ; camera, Frank D. Williams ; scenario by Richard Schayer ; composer, Mark Izu ; [produced by Sessue Hayakawa]. The wrath of the gods, or, the destruction of Sakura-Jima (1914) / scenario by Thomas H. Ince and William Clifford ; produced by Thomas H. Ince ; directed by Reginald Barker ; special effects by Raymond B. West ; a film of the George Eastman House Motion Picture Study Collection ; musical score composed by Marco Lienhard (60 min.). Screen snapshots issue no. 20 (1921) / produced by Jack Cohn and Louis Lewyn (3 min.).|
|Series Title:||Milestone cinematheque.|
|Other Titles:||Wrath of the gods.
Destruction of Sakura-Jima.
|Responsibility:||Milestone Film & Video ; a preservation and restoration project of The National Center for Film and Video Preservation at The American Film Institute, in conjunction with the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House and the Museum of Modern Art.|
Restoration of "The wrath of the gods, or, the destruction of Sakura-Jima", Thomas Ince's full-length 1914 feature film as a restored tinted print featuring Hayakawa as the patriarch of a family carrying a curse.
"Screen snapshots," a 1921 comedy short teaming Hayakawa with silver screen legend "Fatty" Arbuckle, as a pair of fresh army recruits and their drill seargent, played by Charles Murray.
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