Yasutarō Yagi in 1941
February 3, 1903|
Kyogashima, Gunma, Japan
|Died||September 8, 1987
The Institute of Medical Science
|Other names||Sanshirō Mōri (毛利三四郎)
Saburō Mōri (毛利三郎)
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, 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.
- "Yagi Yasutarō". Nihon jinmei daijiten (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- 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.