Tadao Ikeda

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Tadao Ikeda
池田忠雄
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Tadao Ikeda in 1941
Born (1905-02-05)February 5, 1905
Tokyo
Died May 12, 1964(1964-05-12) (aged 59)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Screenwriter, director

Tadao Ikeda (池田忠雄?, Ikeda Tadao) (5 February 1905 - 5 May 1964[1]) was a Japanese screenwriter and film director. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined the Shochiku studio and came to prominence writing screenplays for such directors as Yasujirō Ozu, Mikio Naruse, Kōzaburō Yoshimura, and Yasujirō Shimazu.[1] He also directed a few films.

Selected Filmography (as screenwriter)[edit]

Year Japanese Title Rōmaji English Title Director
1929 突貫小僧 Tokkan kozo A Straightforward Boy Yasujirō Ozu
1930 朗かに歩め Hogaraka ni ayume Walk Cheerfully Yasujirō Ozu
1931 美人と哀愁 Bijin aishu Beauty's Sorrows Yasujirō Ozu
1932 春は御婦人から Harn wa gofujin kara Spring Comes from the Ladies Yasujirō Ozu
1933 東京の女 Tokyo no onna Woman of Tokyo Yasujirō Ozu
非常線の女 Hijosen no onna Dragnet Girl Yasujirō Ozu
出来ごころ Degigokoro Passing Fancy Yasujirō Ozu
力と女の世の中 Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka The World of Power and Women Kenzō Masaoka
1934 母を恋はずや Haha o kowazuya A Mother Should be Loved Yasujirō Ozu
浮草物語 Ukigusa monogatari A Story of Floating Weeds Yasujirō Ozu
1935 箱入娘 Hakoiri musume An Innocent Maid Yasujirō Ozu
東京の宿 Tokyo no yado An Inn in Tokyo Yasujirō Ozu
子宝騒動 Kodakara sōdō Kid Commotion Torajiro Saito
1936 ひとり息子 Hitori musuko The Only Son Yasujirō Ozu
1941 戸田家の兄妹 Todake no kyodai Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family Yasujirō Ozu
1942 父ありき Chichi ariki There Was a Father Yasujirō Ozu
1944 陸軍 Rikugun Army Keisuke Kinoshita
1947 長屋紳士録 Nagaya Shinshiroku Record of a Tenement Gentleman Yasujirō Ozu

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ikeda Tadao". Nihon jinmei daijiten (in Japanese). Kotobank. Retrieved 29 June 2010. 

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