No. 4, Actor Nakamura Utaemon VI in the play "Dōjōji", 1952

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Actor Nakamura Utaemon VI (1917-2001) as shirabyōshi dancer in the play "Dōjōji." Shirabyōshi dancers performed in male dress at celebrations. She eventually becomes angry, pursues a Buddhist priest to his temple and will wreak revenge at the time of a bell ceremony, transformed into a hideous serpent.

No. 4, Actor Nakamura Utaemon VI in the play "Dōjōji"
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1892 - 1975
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