The Best of Godzilla 1954-1975 is a compilation album of tracks from films in the Showa era of the Godzilla franchise. "[18], Academics Anne Allison, Thomas Schnellbächer, and Steve Ryfle have stated that Godzilla contains political and cultural undertones that can be attributed to what the Japanese had experienced in World War II and that Japanese audiences were able to connect emotionally to the monster. "[23], – Honda on his and the crew's vision for the film. on April 27, 1956. [36] Kazuyoshi Abe was hired earlier to design Godzilla but his ideas were later rejected due to Godzilla looking too humanoid and mammalian, with a head shaped like a mushroom cloud;[35] however, Abe was retained to help draw the film's storyboards. The Best Of Godzilla 1984-1995. by Various artists. Godzilla 1954: Japanese Army March 5. Shame-ridden self-flagellation was in order, and who better to supply the rubber-suited psychic punishment than the Rorschach-shaped big fella himself? [71] This version trimmed the original down to 80 minutes and featured new footage with Canadian actor Raymond Burr interacting with body doubles mixed with Honda's footage to make it seem like he was part of the original Japanese production. [2] Most of the film was shot in the Toho lot. Godzilla 1954: Ending 8. [53] Most of the Odo Island scenes were filmed near rice fields. I felt sorry for my crew because they had worked so hard! Godzilla: 50th Anniversary Edition is the first true soundtrack music release for Ishiro Honda's 1954 topical/horror masterpiece Godzilla (known in Japan as Gojira). He rears up out of the sea as a creature of no particular belief system, apart from even the most elastic version of evolution and taxonomy, a reptilian id that lives inside the deepest recesses of the collective unconscious that cannot be reasoned with, a merciless undertaker who broaches no deals." Regarding the film, Jacobson stated, "Honda's first Godzilla... is in line with these inwardly turned post-war films and perhaps the most brutally unforgiving of them. U 2000 – Tauchfahrt des Grauens | They theorized that these viewers saw Godzilla as a victim and felt that the creature's backstory reminded them of their experiences in World War II. A villager tells one of the reporters that something in the sea is ruining the fishing. King Kong Vs. Godzilla: Helicopter/Man Screams/SOS FX 10. Dieser führt ihr seine neueste Erfindung, den Oxygen-Zerstörer, vor. In der japanischen Originalfassung wird diese Szene von einem in der deutschen Kinoversion fehlenden Gespräch zweier Fahrgäste (einem Mann und einer Frau) gefolgt, die sich über die aktuellen Geschehnisse unterhalten. The DVD also includes a documentary about the Daigo Fukuryū Maru, a Japanese fishing boat that was caught in an American nuclear blast and partially inspired the creation of the movie. It was a sober allegory of a film with ambitions as large as its thrice-normal budget, designed to shock and horrify an adult audience. [73], The 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Godzilla gegen Mechagodzilla II (1993) | King Kong Vs. Godzilla: Helicopter/Man Screams/SOS FX 10. Godzilla 1954: Godzilla Main Title 3. [6] The film never played on more than six screens at any given point during its limited release. Frankenstein und die Monster aus dem All (1968) | Background Music Inside The Hamakaze Hotel (GODZILLA VS. Check out Godzilla 1954 - Main Title by Akira Ifukube on Amazon Music. The damage was so great that the Japanese government was forced to move its capital to Osaka. Godzilla 1954: Ending 8. [51] Haruo Nakajima perspired inside the suit so much that the Yagi brothers had to dry out the cotton lining every morning and sometimes re-line the interior of the suit and repair damages. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. [12] The film was ranked No. Das Grauen schleicht durch Tokio | Tanaka requested that they do not spend too much money, while Tsuburaya encouraged them to "do whatever it takes to make it work". Godzilla, King of the Monsters grossed $2 million during its theatrical run, more than what the 1954 film grossed in Japan. Nach dem überwältigenden Erfolg für die Toho-Studios wurde 1955 unter der Regie von Motoyoshi Oda die Fortsetzung Godzilla kehrt zurück (Gojira No Gyakushu) gedreht. März 1954 durch den US-amerikanischen Kernwaffentest Castle Bravo radioaktiv kontaminiert wurde, brachte den Produzenten Tomoyuki Tanaka auf die Idee, das Trauma, das das japanische Volk neun Jahre vorher durch die Atombombenabwürfe auf Hiroshima und Nagasaki erlitten hatte, filmisch zu verarbeiten. Released by GNP Crescendo in 1998 (GNPD 8055) containing music from Godzilla vs. Bionic Monster (1974), Godzilla vs. Mothra (1964), King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), Mothra (1961), Godzilla Raids Again (1955), Godzilla (Gojira) (1954). Godzilla was theatrically released in Japan on November 3, 1954, and earned a distribution rental income of ¥183 million ( $1.6 million) during its initial Japanese theatrical run. It ran uncut with English subtitles until December 19, 2004. Grid. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (3) ... One of the elders claims it is Godzilla eating the fish. Thomson felt some of the acting was "ham-handed" but said "there's a surprisingly powerful thrust to this film. Die Rückkehr des King Kong (1962) | Godzilla und die Urweltraupen | Im Falle von Godzilla wechselten sich die Schauspieler Haruo Nakajima und Katsumi Tetsuka bei der Darstellung von Godzilla ab, da wegen der Hitze und der stickigen Luft, die sich im 100 Pfund schweren Gummikostüm entwickelten, höchstens drei Minuten am Stück gedreht werden konnte. [51], The typhoon waves were created by stagehands who overturned barrels of water into a water tank where the miniature Odo Island shoreline was built. 2. Die außergewöhnliche, orchestrale Filmmusik von Akira Ifukube ist ein prägendes Element des Filmes. [70], Following the film's success in Japan, Toho sold the American rights to Joseph E. Levine for $25,000. [34] Murata and Honda redeveloped key characters and elements by adding Emiko's love triangle. When the Japanese freighter Eiko-maru is destroyed near Odo Island, another ship—the Bingo-maru—is sent to investigate, only to meet the same fate with few survivors. [50] Settling on suitmation and miniature effects, Tsuburaya and his crew scouted the locations Godzilla was to destroy and were nearly arrested after a security guard overheard their plans for destruction but were released after showing police their Toho business cards. King Kong Vs. Godzilla: Helicopter/Man Screams/SOS FX 10. Produced and distributed by Toho Studios, it is the first film in the Godzilla franchise and the Shōwa era. In 1956, a heavily re-edited "Americanized" version, titled Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Die fliegenden Monster von Osaka | Frankenstein – Der Schrecken mit dem Affengesicht | Principal photography lasted 51 days, and special effects photography lasted 71 days. "[95] Keith Uhlich from Time Out awarded the film four stars out of five, calling the film "Pop Art as purge", and praising the film's characters, themes, and Godzilla as a "potent and provocative metaphor, a lumbering embodiment of atomic-age anxieties birthed from mankind's own desire to destroy. [59] Local villagers were also used as extras for the Odo Island scenes. [26] In May 1954, Tanaka hired sci-fi writer Shigeru Kayama to write the story. King Kong Vs. Godzilla: Helicopter/Man Screams/SOS FX 10. Es kommt zu einer ersten Sichtung des Godzillas auf der Insel, der sich dann ins Meer zurückzieht. [48] In order for the effects footage to sync with the live-action footage, Honda and Tsuburaya would develop plans early during development and briefly meet prior to the day's shoot. –Akira Ifukube Godzilla Comes Ashore 1:51 06. Godzilla 1954: Ootojima Temple Festival 4. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your collection. When Godzilla was released there as Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Shinku no Otoko | 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. "[108], This article is about the 1954 film. 01 - Akira Ifukube - Main Title (Gojira, 1954).mp3 download 4.4M 02 - Akira Ifukube - Godzilla Comes Ashore (Gojira, 1954).mp3 download –Akira Ifukube Japanese Army March 0:38 05. Während Raymond Burr englisch spricht, wurden die japanischen Dialoge nicht synchronisiert. Kayama's story also featured less destruction and borrowed a scene from The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms by having Godzilla attack a lighthouse. [35] Toshimitsu sculpted three clay models on which the suit would be based. Die Brut des Teufels (1975), Heisei-Reihe: Führt Raymond Burr eine Konversation mit einer der Hauptfiguren, wird ein Körperdouble von hinten gezeigt. Emiko and Ogata go to Serizawa to convince him to use the Oxygen Destroyer but he initially refuses, explaining that if he uses the device, the superpowers of the world will surely force him to construct more Oxygen Destroyers for use as a superweapon. [44] In a 1998 BBC documentary on Godzilla, Kimi Honda, the widow of the director, dismissed the employee-name story as a tall tale, believing that Honda, Tanaka, and Tsuburaya gave "considerable thought" to the name of the monster, stating, "the backstage boys at Toho loved to joke around with tall stories, but I don't believe that one". As Serizawa burns his notes, Emiko breaks down crying. [33] Honda and Murata also introduced the characters Hagiwara and Dr. Tanabe in their draft but the role of Shinkichi, who had a substantial role in Kayama's story, was cut down. Vom selben Anbieter existiert auch eine Doppel-DVD mit der deutschen und der amerikanischen Kinofassung sowie eine Blu-ray Disc mit der deutschen und der japanischen Fassung. But lost best picture to Akira Kurosawa 's Seven Samurai monster using depth charges was in April 2010, Classic! Nominated for two Japanese Movie Association awards [ 85 ], as Godzilla the future special! 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