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[Masaichi Nagata of Daiei praying at Minobusan Betsuin, Los Angeles, California, April 5, 1955]

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[Masaichi Nagata of Daiei praying at Minobusan Betsuin, Los Angeles, California, April 5, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., April 5, 1955

(96.267.254)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

3 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 5, 1955.

Daiei studio producer Masaichi Nagata prays at Minobusan Betsuin, a Nichiren Buddhist temple in East Los Angeles, California, April 5, 1955. Includes Nagata, left, standing and praying before altar with temple minister Reverend Ryoho Fujiwara standing on raised dias in background; Nagata praying with Rev. Fujiwara in front of incense burner (Published); Rev. Fujiwara, left, standing and praying as Nagata and congregation sit facing him and pray.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Daiei -- Mr. Nagata at Nichiren Church.

History
Masaichi Nagata won 2 Academy Awards for the movie, Jigokuman.

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