Person - Honda, Ishiro (1911–1993)

Honda, Ishiro (1911–1993)




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Fechas de existencia:

Japan  1911-05-07 - Tokyo  1993-02-28


He was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. Honda became interested in films when he studied at school and once he was able to decide what to study, Honda applied at Nihon University for their art department's film major program and was accepted in 1931. However, he had to stop his artistic career in 1935 since he was then called to duty and was enlisted into the First Division, First Infantry Regiment in Tokyo. Honda returned to work in the film industry as an assistant director in 1946. That year he worked on two films: Motoyoshi Oda's Eleven Girl Students and Kunio Watanabe's Declaration of Love; and the following year on three more films: 24 Hours in an Underground Market and The New Age of Fools Parts One. In 1949, Honda had to direct documentaries for Toho's Educational Films Division, which served as a test in order to become directors. His directorial debut was the documentary Ise-Shima which was released in 1949 and became a success for the academy. Honda's feature film directorial debut was The Blue Pearl, released in 1951. Honda did not like to direct war films, yet he changed his mind after being offered to direct the film Eagle of the Pacific, that exposed the life of Isoroku Yamamoto, a figure which Honda appreciated. Honda is best known for directing films related with the character Godzilla: Godzilla (1954), King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964).


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Japan in 1911-05-07

Lugar de Defunción:

Tokyo in 1993-02-28




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Burr, Raymond (1917-1993)  ( Colabora con )

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Godzilla Fandom (2021-02-15)

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