Oddstuff

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Stray Dog, 1949

Akira Kurosawa

Mifune and Yamada in Donzoko  (The Lower Depths) 1957

Mifune and Yamada in Donzoko  (The Lower Depths) 1957

The young Toshiro meets Japanese businessman Ichizō Kobayashi at Toho

The young Toshiro meets Japanese businessman Ichizō Kobayashi at Toho

Toshiro Mifune in Fukeyo haru kaze or My Wonderful Yellow Car (1953) - taxi anyone?

Toshiro Mifune in Fukeyo haru kaze or My Wonderful Yellow Car (1953) - taxi anyone?

Some of the cast of Rashomon gather with the director Akira Kurosawa to have something to eat and discuss plans

Some of the cast of Rashomon gather with the director Akira Kurosawa to have something to eat and discuss plans

Toshiro Mifune on what appears to be a motorized bicycle — 1949

Toshiro Mifune on what appears to be a motorized bicycle — 1949

Nice hat Toshiro!

Nice hat Toshiro!


Toshirō Mifune

Oh my God… gorgeous

Toshirō Mifune

Oh my God… gorgeous

Toshiro Mifune in Tora San goes North (Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojô) 1987.  He plays a crusty veterinarian named Jun Ueno, which pronounced in Japanese sounds much like John Wayne. The woman he secretly loves is played by none other than Keiko Awaji, who was the young dancer in Stray Dog!

 

Toshiro Mifune and Sachiko Yoshimine at their wedding on Jan. 5, 1950.  They were married in a church wedding at Aoyama Gakuin. 

Toshiro Mifune and Sachiko Yoshimine at their wedding on Jan. 5, 1950.  They were married in a church wedding at Aoyama Gakuin.