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上田吉二郎 1904-1972

Overview
Works: 27 works in 56 publications in 5 languages and 2,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  History  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Rubble films  Action and adventure films  Samurai films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about 上田吉二郎
Publications by 上田吉二郎
Publications by 上田吉二郎, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about 上田吉二郎
 
Most widely held works by 上田吉二郎
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
19 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
Through the use of flashbacks, the film reveals the complexities of human nature as four people record different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife
Rashōmon by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune, to the Western world
Ikimono no kiroku = I live in fear by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Presents an elderly, stubborn businessman, so fearful of a nuclear attack that he resolves to move his reluctant family to South America. Kurosawa depicts a society emerging from the shadows but still terrorized by memories of the past and anxieties for the future
Return of the giant monsters ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
In "Return of the giant monsters," the saga of Gamera continues as he battles Gaos, a giant vampire bat that survives on human blood
Zatoichi sekisho yaburi Adventures of Zatoichi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 42 libraries worldwide
While corrupt bosses exploit hard-working merchants preparing for a New Year's celebration, Zatoichi dispenses justice with the edge of his cane sword
Gamera vs. Gyaos by Noriaki Yuasa( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Gamera vs. space monster Viras: Aliens from the planet Viras attempt to conquer the Earth. They take two boys hostage in an attempt to use Gamera to destroy the Earth. But the boys escape, and Gamera attacks the aliens' spaceship. The aliens become the space monster Viras and fight with Gamera for revenge
Gamera : legacy collection 1965-1999 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Gamera: When a plane carrying an atomic bomb crashes over the Arctic Ocean, the explosion unleashes Gamera, a 200-foot-long fire-eating turtle. He is hungry for destruction and not about to be stopped, until he reaches Tokyo, where a small boy forms an odd connection with him, allowing authorities to unleash 'Plan Z'
Gamera : war of the monsters collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Attack of the monsters: To save two kids, Gamera travels to another planet and fights a knife-headed monster, Guiron
The Adventures of a blind man = Zatōichi sekishoyaburi ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Always a champion of the weak, Zatoichi and his deadly cane sword are again caught-up in a web of intrigue, bloody sword fights and death. This time, Zatoichi, the blind masseur and swordsman, discovers crimes of murder, extortion and terror in Kasama Town, and sets out to right the wrongs and punish the gangsters who hold the townspeople in terror
Zatoichi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Zatoichi ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Gamera ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Gamera vs. Viras: The reign of terror continues when aliens take two boy scouts hostage to blackmail Gamera into aiding their invasion of Earth. When that plan fails the giant alien leader Viras battles the flying turtle in a duel to the death
Zatoichi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Gamera vs. Gaos ; Gammera the Invincible ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Gamera vs. Gaos: "A gigantic bat emerges from a volcano to terrorize Japan and only one thing can stop it ... Gamera!"--Container
Marai no tora by Masato Koga( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A band of Japanese guerrillas fight against occupying British forces in Malaya
Rasemon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Gamera vs. Gyaos Gamera vs. Viras ( visu )
1 edition published in 1968 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
 
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Alternative Names
Kichijirō Ueda Japanese actor
Kichijirō Ueda Japans acteur (1904-1972)
Mori, Sadao 1904-1972
Ueda, Kichijirō
Ueda, Kichijiro 1904-1972
Ueda, Yoshijirō 1904-1972
Уэда, Китидзиро
ウエダ, キチジロウ 1904-1972
上田吉二郎
上田吉二郎 1904-1972
Languages
Japanese (34)
English (6)
German (2)
Italian (1)
Russian (1)
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