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The Resource Ichiban utsukushiku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa]

Ichiban utsukushiku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa]

Label
Ichiban utsukushiku
Title
Ichiban utsukushiku
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa]
Title variation
Most beautiful, The
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Akira Kurosawa's patriotic World War II morale booster focuses on a volunteer corps of women working at an optics factory to produce lenses for binoculars and targeting scopes, and was shot on location at the Nippon Kogaku factory in Hiratsuka
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Obara Jōji ; music, Suzuki Seiichi ; Production design, Abe Teruaki
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I243 2009
PerformerNote
Takashi Shimura, Soji Kiyokawa, Ichiro Sugai, Takako Irie, Sayuri Tanima, Yoko Yaguchi, Sachiko Ozaki, Asako Suzuki, Haruko Toyama
Runtime
85
Series statement
  • AK100
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
Series volume
[disc 2]
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ichiban utsukushiku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • A foreign film (Japan)
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.) (DVD 6871 suppl.)
  • Some credits from accompanying book
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 6882
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • AK100D2
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475625102
  • (IMDb)tt0036947
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ichiban utsukushiku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa]
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • A foreign film (Japan)
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.) (DVD 6871 suppl.)
  • Some credits from accompanying book
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 6882
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • AK100D2
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn475625102
  • (IMDb)tt0036947
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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