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Toho pulled the plug on the project several times when it ran over budget, forcing director Akira Kurosawa to go back and personally argue with the board of directors who were convinced they were making a flop.
Seven Samurai (1954)

Toho pulled the plug on the project several times when it ran over budget, forcing director Akira Kurosawa to go back and personally argue with the board of directors who were convinced they were making a flop.

Seven Samurai (1954)

Because of the complexity of the production, the entire film was storyboarded. This is believed to be the very first time this was done for a Japanese film.
Godzilla (1954)

Because of the complexity of the production, the entire film was storyboarded. This is believed to be the very first time this was done for a Japanese film.

Godzilla (1954)

For the “explosion of blood” in the final duel, chocolate syrup was mixed with carbonated water and put under 30 pounds of pressure.
Sanjuro (1962)

For the “explosion of blood” in the final duel, chocolate syrup was mixed with carbonated water and put under 30 pounds of pressure.

Sanjuro (1962)

It was not uncommon for a cup of Haruo Nakajima’s sweat to be drained from the Gojira suit.
Godzilla (1954)

It was not uncommon for a cup of Haruo Nakajima’s sweat to be drained from the Gojira suit.

Godzilla (1954)

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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