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Ninkyō Shimizu-minato

Motion pictures

Ninkyō Shimizu-minato is a 1957 color Japanese film, directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda (松田定次), and the first of an all-star cast trilogy, loosely based on the legend of Jirocho of Shimizu (1820–1893), Japan's most famous gangster and folk hero, whose life and exploits were featured in sixteen films between 1911 and 1940.