Nonsense Story, Vol.1:Monkey Island

Original Title 難船ス物語 第壱篇 猿ヶ嶋
Japanese kana Rendering Nansensu monogatari Daiippen Sarugashima
English Title Nonsense Story, Vol.1:Monkey Island
Production Date 1930
Author Kenzo Masaoka
Duration (minutes) 24
Sound silent
Color b/w
Description A baby thrown out of a wrecked ship drifts to an island of apes and is raised as a monkey. However ... Following this film, Nonsense Story Vol. 2: Pirate Ship (Sea Adventure) (難船ス物語 第二篇 海賊船(海の冒険)) was produced.
Production Company Nikkatsu (Uzumasa Manga Division)
Distribution Nikkatsu
Release Date
Credits: Director Animation: Kenzo Masaoka
Credits: Staff, Cast, etc. Story,Adaptation: Hideo Shimizu, Manipulation, Photography: Eiji Yoshiya(葮屋映治), Assistant Creator(Manga): Takuji Shimamori, Seiichi Harada, Masao Kumakawa
Intertitles T1「難船ス物語 第壱篇 猿ヶ嶋」、T2「原作脚色 清水秀雄 操作撮影 葮屋映治 漫画助手 島森卓二 原田誠一 熊川正雄」、T3「漫画製作 政岡憲三」、T4「嵐だ」、T5「“長老様 この猿には尾がありませぬ”」、T6「“昔は我々も尾がなかツたものじや”」、T7「“ツまり我々の祖先なのだから母猿に云ツて育てさせろ”」、T8「“この珍らしい動物を育てよとの長老様の仰せだ”」、T9「“お乳が無くなツた はやく実をとツておくれ”」、T10「“むかふの小山まで競走しやうか”」、T11「“下等動物のくせにとんでもない事をする奴だ”」、T12「 “シツポの生えるまで皆と遊ぶ事はならぬ”」、T13「“白猿だ!!”」、T14「?」、T15 「難船ス物語 第壱篇 猿ヶ島 終」。
Censorship - Date and Number 内務省検閲番号:F4352(1931年4月21日)
Frames per Second 18fps
Source of Digital Copy The 35mm nitrate positive owned by Ministry of Education -> The 35mm internegative owned by NFC -> The 35mm positive
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