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Japan First in Film

The first presentation of film in Japan was made in June of 1897 by Katsutaro Inahata at Osaka. A Lumiere camera and films were used.
The first film produced in Japan was street scenes in Tokyo in 1897.
The first feature film over 1 hour was
Life Story of Tasuke Shiobara in 1912.
The first 'talkie' in was Tai no Musume in 1929.
The first color film was Karumen Kokyo ni Kaeru in 1951.

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