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    Duel at Ichijoji Temple (Toho, 1955). Japanese B2 (20" X 28.5") Alternate Style.
    This is the second of three films in director Hiroshi Inagaki's "Samurai" series, which tells the story of legendary Japanese swordsman Miyamoto Musashi. An actual historic figure, Musashi, who was born in the sixteenth century, was a renowned warrior and the author of "The Book of Five Rings," a treatise on strategy, tactics and philosophy that is studied to this day. Toshiro Mifune plays Musashi, who, in this film, is still learning the ways of the samurai. This trilogy, based on an epic novel by Eiji Yoshikawa, occupies an important place in the history of Japanese cinema. This very rare country of origin poster, with its exceptional image of Mifune, is in remarkable condition. The only signs of wear include pinholes in the corners, creasing and writing in the lower imprint area, and white tape on the verso along the lower edges. Folded, Very Fine-.

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