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Battle in Outer Space (1959)
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Toho/Color・ TohoScope/93 minutes
Released December 26, 1959
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
Director Ishiro Honda
Screenplay Shinichi Sekizawa
Original Story Iotaro Otami
Art Direction Teruaki Abe
Director of Photography Hajime Koizumi
Editor Ichiji Taira
Lighting Rokuro Ishikawa
Music  Akira Ifukube
Sound Recording Choshichiro Mikami
Production Manager Yasuaki Sakamoto
Assistant Director Koji Kajita
Sound Toho Dubbing Theater
Sound Effects Toho Sound Effects Group
Toho Special Effects Group
Director Eiji Tsuburaya
Art Director Akira Watanabe
Photography Sadamasa Arikawa
Lighting Kyuichiro Kishida
Matte Work Hiroshi Mukoyama
Optical Photography Kinsaburo Araki

On location for the date scene with Ryo Ikebe and Kyoko Anzai
Osman Yusef (left), who plays one of the SPIP crew, could speak fluent Japanese, so he could act as a translator for Ishiro Honda. Here he is communicating the director's wishes to Elise Richter.
Directing the SPIP crew
Preparing the SPIP takeoff scene
Directing the scene of preparation for the attack against the Natal. Kyoko Anzai (playing Etsuko Shiraishi) and Ryo Ikebe (as Katsumiya) listen to Director Honda. 
 
CAST
Ryo Ikebe Major Ihiro Katsumiya
Kyoko Anzai Etsuko Shiraishi
Koreya Senda Defense Commander
Yoshio Tsuchiya Iwamura
Fuyuki Murakami Inspector Araki of Interpol
Leonard Stanford Dr. Roger Richardson
Harold S. Conway    Dr. Immerman
Hiaya Ito Koguri
Elise Richter Sylvia
Kozo Nomura Rocket Commander
Minoru Takada Dr. Adachi
George Whyman
Ed Keane
Leonard Welch
Malcom Pierce
Osman Yusef
Heinz Bolmer
Nadao Kirino
Ikio Sawamura
Jiro Kamagawa
Katsumi Tezuka
Mitsuo Isuda
Tadasho Okabe
Keisumi Yamada
Yasuhisa Tsutumi
Kisao Hatamochi
Koichi Sato
Tatsuo Araki
Rinsaku Ogata
Keisumi Yamada
Roma Carlson
Y. Kamimera
Yutaka Oka
Shigeo Kato
Saburo Kadowaki
Yushihiko Goxoo
Shinjiro Hirota
 
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