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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

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[[Performer~P98309~Akira Kurosawa~akirakurosawa]]'s Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail was put together at the last minute when Kurosawa's plan to direct a costume picture called [[Feature~V172866~Doko Kono Yari~yar]] fell through (the producer couldn't get any horses!) Utilizing the costumes, sets and actors already commissioned, Kurosawa spent one long evening writing a screenplay based on the old Kabuki piece Kanjincho. The central character, a dimwitted porter who almost causes the film's plot to go...more

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