|Policeman (1933) – Silent
Run time: Approved | 121 min | Crime, Drama
Director: Tomu Uchida
Writers: Toshihiko Takeda, Eizo Yamauchi
Stars: Eiji Nakano, Isamu Kosugi, Taisuke Matsumoto
You don’t see a fatalistic, silent, film-noir, Japanese cop-drama on the big screen with live musical accompaniment every day! The late date for a silent is accounted for by the fact that Japanese cinema did not convert totally to sound until the 1930s.