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[Toshiro Mifune at airport, Los Angeles, California, October 4, 1966]

Miyatake, Toyo
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Toshiro Mifune at airport, Los Angeles, California, October 4, 1966]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 4, 1966

(96.267.911)

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

Description

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 5, 1966.

Japanese Actor Toshiro Mifune at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, California, October 4, 1966. Mifune wears a dark suit and has a mustache.
1P and 3N: Smiling Mifune stands in center shaking hands with man in suit and eyeglasses, left. Nisei Week Queen, Ruby Komai, in tiara and elaborate kimono stands smiling at right holding a bouquet of roses.
2P and 4N: Laughing Mifune talks with an older couple, his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yoshimine, in terminal. He carries an overcoat over his proper left arm while holding an unlit cigarette in the other.
5N: Smiling Mifune accepts bouquet of roses from Nisei Week Queen, Ruby Komai, in kimono and tiara. Open doorway, left.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Mifune Toshiro from Japan at Airport.

History
Toshiro Mifune was in Los Angeles to promote motion picture, "Grand Prix", his first English language film.

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