List of Japanese films before 1910

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An incomplete list of the earliest films produced in Japan ordered by year between the 1898 and 1909. For an A-Z of films see Category:Japanese films.

1898-1909[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1898
Nuno sarashi Short Documentary
1899
Momijigari Shibata Tsunekichi Onoe Kikugoro V, Ichikawa Danjūrō IX Kabuki Designated an Important Cultural Property in 2009.[1]
Osaka Dōtonbori no Zu
Osaka Maiko no Odori
Kappore
Ginza Machi Jikkei
Genroku Hanami Odori
Koyo no Hashi Atari Musashiya
Rokusuke Fukunakamuraya
Cinematography by Shiro Asano
Shin Kanoko Botan Hinoya
Kaneko Numataya
Cinematography by Shiro Asano
Asakusa Nakamise Cinematography by Shiro Asano
1908
Taikoki judanme Sakiji Ichikawa, Kasen Nakamura, Utae Nakamura Studio: M. Pathe. 17-minute print extant.[2]
1909
Goban tadanobu Shozo Makino Matsunosuke Onoe, Ichitaro Kataoka, Kitsuraku Arashi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eiga firumu Momijigari". Cultural Heritage Online (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kyūgeki taikōki jūdanme Amagasaki no ba" (in Japanese). National Film Center, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 

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