Makino Film Productions

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Makino Film Productions was a successful early film producing company active in Japanese cinema in the 1920s and 1930s. It was founded by the pioneering film director Shozo Makino in 1923.[1]

Makino separated from the Mikado Company he had founded in 1919 into an independent production company Makino Film Productions, and from 1923 continued his work as a director and as producer.[2]

Makino Film Productions produced many prominent films of the early era and employed many directors and actors within its production.

In 1929, it started distributing talkies with a sound-on-disc system. In Taiwan, this system made its debut at Yoshino -kan Theater in Taipei early September.[3]


  1. ^ MATSUDA: (English)
  2. ^ Shozo Makino (I) - Biography
  3. ^ Lee Daw-ming, Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema, p. 60.

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