Sunday, March 25, 2018

Frankenstein Conquers the World

Toho scripter Keiko Hisamitsu remembers the making of Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965). Photo by Brett Homenick.

Earlier today, I attended a special event with former Toho scripter Keiko Hisamitsu (whose married name is Keiko Suzuki), the theme of which was the making of Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965). The event featured a detailed breakdown of the script featuring the notes Hisamistsu-san took during the production, as well as storyboard sketches of the SFX scenes.

Sadao Iizuka. Photo by Brett Homenick.

Sadao Iizuka was on hand as a surprise guest. He occasionally threw in his two cents during the proceedings, which was an unexpected bonus.

It was a fun event featuring two great luminaries from Toho Studios. And I certainly learned quite a bit about FCTW. Can't wait to attend the next one!

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