Fuji Yahiro

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Fuji Yahiro
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Fuji Yahiro in 1941
Born (1904-07-18)July 18, 1904
Fukuoka Prefecture
Died November 9, 1986(1986-11-09) (aged 82)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Screenwriter

Fuji Yahiro (八尋不二, Yahiro Fuji) (18 July 1904 – 9 November 1986[1]) was a Japanese screenwriter, mostly of chanbara films. His real name was Minoru Yahiro.[1] Leaving Meiji University before graduating, he began writing screenplays at Shōzō Makino's Makino Film Productions in 1927.[1] He ended up penning hundreds of screenplays at many studios, such as Teikine, Shinkō Kinema, and Daiei.[1] He also participated in the "Narutakimura" group, writing screenplays with Sadao Yamanaka, Hiroshi Inagaki, Eisuke Takizawa and others.[1] He also wrote many books and received the Order of the Rising Sun in 1975.

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Yahiro Fuji". Nihon jinmei daijiten (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 

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