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Hayakawa, Sesshū 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 119 works in 324 publications in 6 languages and 8,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Silent films  Short films  Comedy films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

57 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and held by 3,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captured by the Japanese, British soldiers and their ranking officer, Colonel Nicholson are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge. Despite cruel treatment by the brutal Colonel Saito, Nicholson displays unyielding courage and the bridge becomes a matter of obsessive British pride to him. Meanwhile, the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy the vital span
Swiss family Robinson by Madeleine Du Vivier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shipwrecked family struggles to come to terms with the unfamiliar and frightening new life they find on a deserted island
Three came home( Visual )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, the Far East island of Borneo is captured by the Japanese. Based on true events this is the story of American author Agnes Newton Keith who along with her husband, a British administrator, is arrested. Their family is separated and placed into different prison camps. The camp commander takes an avid interest in the authoress, but does not intervene when she is subject to torture, starvation and humiliation at the hands of the guards. Told in agonizing detail, this is the story of her confinement and attempt at escape
House of bamboo by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sandy Dawson has assembled a platoon of ex-Army thugs to run pachinko parlors while pulling off bloody heists and armed robbery. The murder of a friend brings Eddie Spanier into the group, along with his beautiful mistress. But Spanier's behavior grows treacherous, and his loyalties become questionable, leading to a breathless, murderous conclusion high above the ancient city of Tokyo."--OCLC, April 25, 2013
The dragon painter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoration of "The dragon painter", full-length 1919 feature in which Hayakawa plays Tatsu, a wild youth living in the mountain forests of Japan, spending all his time painting. Although Tatsu creates beautiful art, local villagers believe that he is insane, as he claims that he has a beloved princess fiancée who has been turned into a dragon. When an renowned-but-aging artist hears of the young hermit's talent, Tatsu is brought to civilization with the hope that he will both become the student of the old artist and marry the elderly man's daughter to continue the family lineage and traditions. English intertitles are newly-translated from the French intertitles found on a tinted nitrate print located in France, the only known surviving copy of the film
Zen showed me the way ... to peace, happiness, and tranquility by Sesshū Hayakawa( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manslaughter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat: "Edith Hardy uses charity funds for Wall Street investments in hopes of buying some new gowns. She loses all the money and borrows from wealthy oriental Tori. When her husband gives her the amount she borrowed, Tori won't take it back, branding her shoulder with a Japanese sign of his ownership. She shoots him. Her husband takes the blame. In court Edith reveals all to an angry mob."
The geisha boy by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling magician the Great Wooley (Jerry Lewis) and his lop-eared partner Harry Hare plan to dazzle audiences with magical feats during their USO tour of Japan and Korea. Jerry combines his trademark antics with a compassionate central story: an orphaned Japanese boy is drawn out of his shell by the magician's humor and caring"--Container
Hell to eternity( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by a Japanese-American family, Marine Guy Gabaldon uses his language and combat skills to cause hundreds of enemy troops to surrender
Tokyo Joe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-war hero returns to Tokyo to search for his missing wife and daughter
Manslaughter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A society woman falls victim to a Burmese ivory trader (Sessue Hayakawa) who intends to brand her for his own. A visually powerful today as when it was made
The cheat( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman (Fanny Ward) who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant (Sessue Hayakawa) to save her reputation and in return becomes his property. In A girl's folly, a country girl (Doris Kenyon) who is bored with farm life sets out to meet the leading man (Robert Warwick) in a movie being filmed near her home
Carmen by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

3 editions published between 1915 and 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistible charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold
The cheat( Visual )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman (Fanny Ward) who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant (Sessue Hayakawa) to save her reputation and in return becomes his property
The daydreamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Hans Christian Andersen falls asleep and dreams some of his most famous fairy tales
Route 66( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Tod Stiles and Linc Case on the final leg of their epic journey across North America along historic Route 66 finding adventure, chases, and life-altering friendships that can never be forgotten
The Cheat by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

21 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant to save her reputation and in return becomes his property
The Cecil B. DeMille classics collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why change your wife?: A wife is divorced by her frustrated husband after he meets a lovely woman
World War I films of the silent era( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four short films show essential news and propaganda functions of the movies during the Great War of 1914-1918. In those days before television and radio, fiction films in movie theaters were the most widely shared public experience while news films presented the most detailed and potent images of military life and front line action. Some news films were faked but some was authentic, obtained at great risk by daredevil combat cameramen. The fourth film is a 1975 compilation of early footage
The bandit prince by Sesshū Hayakawa( Book )

6 editions published between 1926 and 1927 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Swiss family Robinson
Alternative Names
Hayakawa, Kintarō

Hayakawa Kintarō 1889-1973

Hayakawa, Sesshū.

Hayakawa Sesshu 1889-1973

Hayakawa, Sessue

Hayakawa Sessue 1889-1973

Sessue Hayakawa acteur japonais

Sessue Hayakawa actor japonés

Sessue Hayakawa attore giapponese

Sessue Hayakawa Japanese actor

Sessue Hayakawa japanisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Sessue Hayakawa Japans acteur

Sessue Hayakawa japansk skådespelare

Sessue Hayakawa japansk skuespiller

Sessue Hayakawa Japonský herec

Sesue Hajakava

Сессю Хаякава

Сесуе Хајакава

Сэссю Хаякава японский актёр

ססואה הייאקאווה

سه‌سوئه هایاکاوا بازیگر ژاپنی

سيزو هاياكاوا

하야카와 셋슈

ハヤカワ, セッシュウ

ハヤカワ, セッシュウ, 1889-1973

早川 金太郎 1889-1973

早川 雪洲 1889-1973

早川雪洲 1889-1973

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