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Title Black test car ; [(Blu-ray) videorecording] : The black report.

Publication Info. [Shenley, England] : Arrow Films, [2020]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films-NEW  JAPANESE BLACK    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (95, 94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
mono rdacpc
LPCM rdaspc
video file rdaft
Blu-ray 1080p High Definition
region A rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; region A; LPCM 1.0 mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Language In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Note English language credits from subtitles.
'Black test car' based on a novel by Toshiyuki Kajiyama. "The black report' based on a novel by Sen Saga.
Rating Not rated.
Special features: Original uncompressed Japanese mono audio on both films; Optional newly translated English subtitles on both films; Newly recorded critical appreciation by Jonathan Rosenbaum; theatrical trailers for both films; image galleries for both films.
Accompanying booklet includes: Cast and crew for both films; Essay, "A longitudinal view of Daiei's 'Black' series" (2020) by Mark Downing Roberts; About the transfers.
Cast Black test car: Jirō Tamiya, Junko Kanō, Eiji Funakoshi, Hideo Takamatsu, Bontarō Miake, Yosuke Takemura, Ichirō Sugai, Kichijirō Ueda, Toshiko Hasegawa, Tatsuo Hanabu, Kenji Ōyama, Kōichi Itō, Eiichi Takamura, Saburō Sakai, Takashi Nakamura, Jun Osanai, Yuji Moriya, Reiko Hibiki, Ichirō Aminaka, Wakayo Matsumura, Gen Harada.
The black report: Ken Utsui, Junko Kanō, Hideo Takamatsu, Bontarō Miake, Eitarō Ozawa, Taiji Tonoyama, Mieko Kondō, Takashi Nakamura, Keiko Yuge, Shizuo Chūjō, Kenji Ōyama, Eiichi Takamura, Tetsuya Watanabe, Yūzō Hayakawa, Koji Kosugi, Mitsuko Tanaka, Gen Harada, Masako Katō.
Credits Black test car: Cinematography, Yoshihisa Nakagawa ; editing, Tatsuji Nakashizu ; music, Sei Ikeno.
The black report: Cinematography, Yoshihisa Nakagawa ; editing, Tatsuji Nakashizu ; music, Sei Ikeno ; art direction, Shigeo Mano.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Black test car: In a bitter, take-no-prisoners corporate war between the Tiger Motorcar Company and their competitors, the Yamato Company, undercover spies have infiltrated both sides. As Tiger prepares to launch its newest "Pioneer" car and a prototype bursts into flames, Onada heads a secretive task force to root out Yamato's spy, and find out what they can about the competitor's familiar-looking new model.
The black report: A young public prosecutor in Chiba is assigned to a case in which a company president has been murdered. The police quickly determine the particulars of the crime, leading the prosecutors' office to feel the case may be readily solved.
Contents Kuro no tesuto kā = Black test car / a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Gentaro Nakajima ; original story by Toshiyuki Kajiyama ; screenplay by Kazuo Funabashi, Yoshihiro Ishimatsu ; directed by Yasuzo Masumura (1962, black & white, 95 min.) -- Kuro no hōkokusho = The black report / a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; produced by Kazuo Tsukaguchi & Hiroaki Fujii ; written by Yoshihiro Ishimatsu ; directed by Yasuzo Masumura (1963, black & white, 94 min.).
Subject Business intelligence -- Japan -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Automobile industry and trade -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
New products -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Sports cars -- Testing -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Automobile industry executives -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Automobile industry and trade -- Japan -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Trials (Murder) -- Japan -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Foreign films, Japanese.
Crime films.
Detective and mystery films.
Legal films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Masumura, Yasuzō, 1924-1986, film director.
Funabashi, Kazuo, 1919- screenwriter.
Ishimatsu, Yoshihiro, 1932- screenwriter.
Nakajima, Gentaro, film producer.
Tsukaguchi, Kazuo, film producer.
Fujii, Hiroaki, 1927-2014, film producer.
Tamiya, Jirō, 1935-1978, actor.
Kanō, Junko, 1936- actor.
Funakoshi, Eiji, actor.
Takamatsu, Hideo, 1929-2007, actor.
Miake, Bontarō, 1906-1992, actor.
Takemura, Yosuke, actor.
Sugai, Ichiro, actor.
Ueda, Kichijirō, 1904-1972, actor.
Ono, Michiko (Actress), actor.
Hanabu, Tatsuo, actor.
Ōyama, Kenji, actor.
Itō, Kōichi (Actor), actor.
Takamura, Eiichi, actor.
Sakai, Saburō (Actor), actor.
Nakamura, Takashi (Actor), actor.
Osanai, Jun, actor.
Moriya, Yuji, actor.
Hibiki, Reiko, actor.
Aminaka, Ichirō, actor.
Matsumura, Wakayo, actor.
Harada, Gen, actor.
Utsui, Ken, 1931-2014, actor.
Ozawa, Eitarō, 1909-1988, actor.
Tonoyama, Taiji, 1915-1989, actor.
Kondo, Mieko, actor.
Yuge, Keiko, actor.
Chūjō, Shizuo, 1926-1994, actor.
Watanabe, Tetsuya (Actor), actor.
Hayakawa, Yūzō, 1925-2010, actor.
Kosugi, Koji, actor.
Tanaka, Mitsuko, actor.
Katō, Masako (Actor), actor.
Nakagawa, Yoshihisa, director of photography.
Nakashizu, Tatsuji, editor of moving image work.
Ikeno, Sei, 1931-2004, composer (expression)
Mano, Shigeo, art director.
Kajiyama, Sueyuki, 1930-1975, author.
Saga, Sen, 1914-1970, author.
Daiei Kabushiki Kaisha (1945-1971), production company.
Arrow Films (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Kuro no tesuto kā (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Kuro no hōkokusho (Motion picture)
Yasuzo Masumura's Black test car
Black report.
Standard No. 760137401483
760137401483
Music No. AV294 Arrow Video
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