Yasutarō Yagi

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Yasutarō Yagi
Yasutarō Yagi in 1941
Born (1903-02-03)February 3, 1903
Kyogashima, Gunma, Japan
Died September 8, 1987(1987-09-08) (aged 84)
The Institute of Medical Science
Nationality Japanese
Other names Sanshirō Mōri (毛利三四郎)
Saburō Mōri (毛利三郎)
Occupation Screenwriter

Yasutarō Yagi (八木保太郎, Yagi Yasutarō) (3 February 1903 – 8 September 1987) was a Japanese screenwriter, mostly famous for his adaptations of literary works for the director Tomu Uchida in the 1930s, such as Jinsei gekijō and Kagirinaki zenshin,[1] and for his collaborations with leftist filmmakers such as Kaneto Shindo and Tadashi Imai in the postwar period. He served as president of the Japan Screenwriters Guild.



  1. ^ "Yagi Yasutarō". Nihon jinmei daijiten (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 21 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Stuart Galbraith IV (16 May 2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. pp. 42–43. ISBN 978-1-4616-7374-3. 

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