Japanese film director Kon Ichikawa dead at 92
TOKYO (AP) -- Kon Ichikawa, the Japanese director of such films as "Harp of Burma" and "Tokyo Olympiad," has died. He was 92.
Ichikawa died of pneumonia in a Tokyo hospital on Feb. 13, said Chizuko Wagatsuma, a spokeswoman with Toho Co., the company that released "The Makioka Sisters" and many of his other films in the 1970s and 1980s.
He had been hospitalized since mid-January, she said.11/20/15 - 02/13/08
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Kon Ichikawa Dead
One of the last of the Japanese master directors has passed away today as reported by The Mainichi Daily News here: