portrait of a man dressed as a woman, wearing purple cloth on head; blue garment with light blue text and white origami cranes, with purple snowflake patterned and turquoise snowflake or flower patterned layers beneath; grey ground with shadowy foliage pattern

Movie Actor Hayashi Chōjirō as Yukinojō, 1935

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In 1935, Yukinojō henge, in English known as The Revenge of Yukinojō, was the most successful movie for the producer Shochiku until that point. Hayashi Chōjirō (Hasegawa Kazuo, 1908–1984) played the lead role of Nakamura Yukinojō. He was trained as a kabuki actor but then became an extremely popular movie actor who appeared in 290 films between 1927 and 1963.

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Details
Title
Movie Actor Hayashi Chōjirō as Yukinojō
Artist Life
1886 - 1960
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2014.40
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portrait of a man dressed as a woman, wearing purple cloth on head; blue garment with light blue text and white origami cranes, with purple snowflake patterned and turquoise snowflake or flower patterned layers beneath; grey ground with shadowy foliage pattern