HARAKIRI [SEPPUKU] (1963 US-release) Promotional booklet$500.00
Vintage original 11 x 8″ (28 x 20 cm.) promotional booklet, USA. Printed wrappers, 8 pp., slight creasing at edges of covers, NEAR FINE. Tatsuya Nakadai, Shima Iwashita, Yoshio Inaba, dir: Masaki Kobayashi; Shochiku Films of America.
Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi’s Edo period masterpiece SEPPUKU (known as HARAKIRI in the US) turns a withering eye at the samurai traditions. This very scarce booklet is entirely in English and was done to promote the showing of this film in the United States. It contains text and a montage of images from the film.