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Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
(Godzilla vs The Thing)
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Toho/Color・ TohoScope/89 min.
Released April 29, 1964
Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka
Director Ishiro Honda
Screenplay Shinichi Sekizawa
Director of Photography Hajime Koizumi
Art Director Takeo Kita
Lighting Shshichi Kojima
Sound Fumio Yanoguchi
Hisashi Shimonaga
Music Akira Ifukube
Editor Ryohei Fujii
Production Manager Boku Morimoto
Assistant Director Koji Kajita
Sound Effects Toho Sound Effects Group
Sound Toho Recording Center
Toho Special Effects Group
Director Eiji Tsuburaya
Photography Sadamasa Arikawa
Mototaka Tomioka
Lighting Kyuichiro Kishida
Art Director Akira Watanabe
Suit Design Teizo Toshimitsu
Optical Photography Yoichi Manoda
Mototaka Tomioka
Yoshiyuki Tokumasa
Matte Process Hiroshi Mukoyama
Optical Effects Animation Minoru Nakano
Assistant Director Teruyoshi Nakano
Publicity still of the key dramatic scene on Infant Island where Prof. Murai (Hiroshi Koizumi), Junko (Yuriko Hoshi), and Sakai (Akira Takarada) plead on behalf of humanity for Mothra's help
Honda (right) directing Susumu Fujita (center) and SDF personnel
Left to right: Hiroshi Koizumi, Yuriko Hoshi, Akira Takarada. At the far right is Yu Fujiki.
Eiji Tsuburaya and Honda discuss the scene where the Small Beauties of Infant Island first appear.
Honda runs Yoshibumi Tajima and Kenji Sahara through the scene where they search their hotel room for the Small Beauties of Infant Island
Publicity still of Mothra's egg having washed ashore
 
CAST
Akira Takarada Ichiro Sakai
Yuriko Hoshi Junko Nakanishi
Emi Ito
Yumi Ito
The Small Beauties
Hirsohi Koizumi Professor Murai
Yu Fujiki Jiro Nakamura
Kenji Sahara Jiro Torahatta
Jun Tazaki Editor
Yoshibumi Tajima Kumayama
Kenzo Tabu Mayor
Yutaka Sada Old Man
Akira Tani Village Leader
Susumu Fujita Officer
Ikio Sawamura Priest
Ren Yamamoto Sailor
Yoshio Kosugi Native Chief
Hiroshi Iwamoto
Joji Ono
Fishermen
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi Longshoreman
Haruo Nakajima Godzilla
Senkichi Omura
Yutaka Nakayama
Kozo Nomura
Shin Otomo
Kazuo Suzuki
Katsumi Tezuka
 
Directing the Peanuts in the oversized Hamakaze Hotel room set
Directing Yuriko Hoshi's reaction to the birth of Mothra. Akira Takarada and Hiroshi Koizumi are also present.
Ritual dance of Infant Island to pray for the hatching of Mothra's egg
Staff picture of the Honda group
 
Godzilla on DVD
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