Shōkichi Umeya

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Shōkichi Umeya
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Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 梅屋莊吉
Simplified Chinese 梅屋庄吉
Japanese name
Kanji 梅屋庄吉
Hiragana うめや しょうきち

Shōkichi Umeya (梅屋 庄吉, Umeya Shōkichi) (1868–1934) was a Japanese film promoter and producer who financially supported Sun Yat-sen's revolutionary activities over a period of nearly 20 years.[1] He was the founder in 1906 of the early Japanese film production company M. Pathe.[2]

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