Shinobu Hashimoto, Scriptwriter for Akira Kurosawa, Dies at 100

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Shinobu Hashimoto, a prominent scriptwriter, director and producer, best known for his work with Akira Kurosawa, died in Tokyo Thursday from pneumonia. He was 100. During the war years Hashimoto studied scriptwriting under Mansaku Itami, a writer and director who was the father of actor/director Juzo Itami. A Hashimoto script based on the Ryunosuke Akutagawa short […]