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[Japanese actor Kazuo Hasegawa and wife at airport, Los Angeles, California, April 11, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., April 11, 1957

(96.267.429)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 12, 1957, Japanese section.

Arrival of Japanese actor Kazuo Hasegawa and his wife at airport and in Buddhist temple in Los Angeles, California, April 11, 1957. Includes Mr. Hasegawa holding bouquet of carnations standing next to Buddhist minister in a dark suit at the airport, and Mr. and Mrs. Hasegawa at temple flanked by same minister in Buddhist vestments and a woman in a suit in front of altar. Mrs. Hasegawa wears a kimono.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Hasegawa, Mr & Mrs. Kazuo from Japan -- at Airport.

History
Kazuo Hasegawa was a leading man in Japanese films. He was in Los Angeles to make a personal appearance at the United Artists downtown theater.

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