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Nobuo Nakagawa

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:21 pm
by Daverat
I stumbled across this site today and at first was very impresed by all the information on it but then I was shocked that there was practically nothing here about the master Nobuo Nakagawa who directed such classics as The Depths aka the Ghost of Kasane Swamp- 1957 Yotsuya Ghost Story - 1959, Sinners of Hell 1960 and many others.

Re: Nobuo Nakagawa

Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:56 am
by Arbok
Well the site is dedicated to Toho, so only covers Toho films.

The ones you mentioned were by Shintoho (the company that was formed from ex-Toho employees and broke off from the company before going bankrupt on their own). Toho did release a couple of Shintoho films, like Stray Dog that they now own, but their relationship was not very good for the very fact of how it was formed.

I know Nobuo Nakagawa did films for Toho earlier in his career, like Vampire Moth, but seemed to have a preference for working at Shintoho later in his career.