Battles without Honor and Humanity

Tokyo: Toei, Circa 1974. Draft script for the 1974 Japanese film. Text and titles in Japanese.

Based on a series of magazine articles written by journalist Koichi Iiboshi, which were in turn based on memoirs written by yakuza crime boss Kozo Mino. The fifth, and final, film in director Kinji Fukasaku's yakuza pentalogy, following feuding gangs in post-war Hiroshima.

Recently the subject of a complete restoration helmed and issued by Arrow Films in England.

Tan titled perfect bound wrappers. 67 leaves, with last page of text numbered D27. Mimeograph duplication, printed on rectos and versos. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good, with light dampstains to the extremities.

Arrow 2164.


[Book #148727]