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Who is Eiji Tsuburaya?
Eiji Tsuburaya was the Japanese special effects director responsible for many Japanese science-fiction movies, being one of the co-creators of the Godzilla series, as well as the main creator of Ultraman.
- also known as Eiichi Tsumuraya, Tsuburaya, Eiichi Tsuburaya, Oyaji
- born on (114 years ago) in Sukagawa, child of Sei Tsuburaya and Isamu Shiraishi
- nationality: Japan
- profession: Cinematographer, director of special effects, television producer, businessperson, film director
- died on (45 years ago) in Itō of angina pectoris
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Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young
Emi Ito, Yumi Ito, Eiji Okada, Kenji Sahara, Akira Takarada D: Inoshiro Honda SCR: Shinichi Sekizawa PHOTOG: Hajime Koizumi SPCL-FX: Eiji Tsuburaya MUSIC: Akira Ifukube Standard SF -fantasy: Giant reptile faces off with giant insect.
Themes, Works, and Wonders by Gary Westfahl
Special-effects wizard Eiji Tsuburaya was chosen to create this monster, with Kurosawa-protege Ishiro Honda directing. Time and money precluded use of stop-motion animation (though there are brief uses), so the technique of " Summation" ...
by Lutz D. Schmadel
Sukagawa is the hometown of marathon runner Kokichi Tsuburaya and movie producer Eiji Tsuburaya. (M 42669) The name was suggested by H. Sato. ( 9197) ...
by William Hughes, David Punter, Andrew Smith
Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle. Webber, R. P. (2004) The Dinosaur Films of Ray Harryhausen. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. Welden, M. (1996) The Psychotronic Video Guide. London: Titan.
The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)
by John Clute, John Grant
Spfx Eiji Tsuburaya. Screenplay Kaoru Mabuchi. Starring Tadao Takashima ( Frankenstein). 95 mins. Colour. The first of two Japanese assays at the legend ( the other was 1 6). In 1 945 the Nazis bring the heart of the Monster to Hiroshima, ...
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