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December 19, 2013 4:05 PM   Subscribe

Japanese Film Posters in the Prewar Period: Part 1
Japanese Film Posters in the Prewar Period: Part 2
Japanese Film Theaters in the Prewar Period: Part 1 Asakusa, Tokyo
Japanese Film Theaters in the Prewar Period: Part 2 Ginza/Yurakucho/Hibiya, Tokyo
Japanese Film Theaters in the Prewar Period: Part 3 Shinjuku/Shibuya/Kanda/Roppongi, Tokyo
posted by timshel (4 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite

 
Sweet! Nice find!
posted by KokuRyu at 4:24 PM on December 19, 2013 [1 favorite]


I like the posters but the photos are even better.
posted by mediareport at 8:19 PM on December 19, 2013


Oh, nice.
posted by JHarris at 8:54 PM on December 19, 2013


I love these so much I wish they were in higher resolution. I would love to print some out in poster size for my office.

Also, Google translate is fun:

"What was her so what" (1930)

Painted and sprinkled with social criticism pinko Passion of the poor girl, masterpiece by Shigeyoshi Suzuki, director of "trend movie". This title has also become a buzzword at the time.

posted by LarryC at 9:34 PM on December 19, 2013


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