Maple Leaf Viewing (1899)


Maple Leaf Viewing Poster
Original Title: Momijigari
Type: Short
Genre: Short, Horror
Runtime: 6 Minutes
Release Date: 1899 (Japan)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
n/A
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Tsunekichi Shibata
Stars: 
Danjuro Ichikawa, Kikugoro Onoe V  »




Description

Historical nobleman Taira no Koremori fights a demon who has disguised itself as Princess Sarashina.




Plot

A 6-minute kabuki film starring the legendary stage actors Danjuro Ichikawa IX and Onoe Kikugoro V, shot at the Kasuki-za in Tokyo, This scene of Taira no Koremochi battling the demon Kijo disguised as a warrior princess was not shown publicly until 1903, the year both actors' death. Written by BGP





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    紅葉狩 (Japan, Japanese title)
    Maple Viewing (World-wide, English title)
    Maple Leaf Viewing (World-wide, English title)

  • Company

    Nihon Sossen Katsudo Shashinkai

  • Country

    Japan





  • Details (Technical)

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Silent