Teikokukan in Kyoto

From Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema by Markus Nornes

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  • Figure 2.2. The Teikokukan in Kyoto, when it was showing Makino Masahiro’s Chushingura: Heaven and Earth Episodes (Chushingura: ten no maki, chi no maki, 1938). The theater is covered with calligraphy, from the title on the lanterns to the all-star cast above the entrance. Courtesy of the National Film Archive of Japan.