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Atragon (1963)
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Toho/Color・ TohoScope/94 min.
Released December 22, 1963
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
Director Ishiro Honda
Screenplay Shinichi Sekizawa
Original Story Shunro Oshikawa
Shigeru Komatsuzaki
Director of Photography Hajime Koizumi
Art Director Takeo Kita
Lighting Shoshichi Kojima
Sound Masanao Uehara
Music Akira Ifukube
Toho Special Effects Group
Director Eiji Tsuburaya
Photography Sadamasa Arikawa
Mototaka Tomioka
Matte Photography Hiroshi Mukoyama
Art Director Akira Watanabe
Lighting Kyuichiro Kishida
Assistant Director Teruyoshi Nakano
The monster god Manda, which was not part of the original story on which the film was based
Director Honda demonstrating how the Empress' advisor should lean over and whisper to her. The Empress of Mu was played by 18-year old Tetsuko Kobayashi.
Staff photo of the Honda Group
 
CAST
Tadao Takashima Susumu Hatanaka
Yu Fujiki Yoshio Nishibe
Jun Tazaki Captain Jinguji
Kenji Sahara Mu Agent #23
Hiroshi Koizumi Professor
Yoko Fujiyama Makoto Jinguji
Ken Uehara Retired Admiral Kosumi
Tetsuko Kobayashi Empress of Mu
Susumu Fujita Defense Commander
Yoshibumi Tajima Amano
Eisiei Amamoto High Priest of Mu
Hisaya Ito Kidnaped Engineer
Ikio Sawamura
Akemi Kita
Nadao Kirino
Directing the scene where Agent No. 23 (Akihiko Hirata) tries to kidnap Admiral Kosumi (Ken Uehara) and Jinguji's daughter (Yoko Fujiyama).
 
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