Chūkon giretsu: Jitsuroku Chūshingura

Chūkon giretsu: Jitsuroku Chūshingura (忠魂義烈 実録忠臣蔵, Chushingura: The Truth) is a 1928 Japanese black-and-white silent film with benshi accompaniment directed by Shozo Makino. It was an epic created to commemorate Makino's 50th birthday and is based on the classic theme of Chūshingura. During the production of this film, a fire broke out, destroying parts of the original film, but it has since been restored.

Jitsuroku Chūshingura
Directed byShozo Makino
Produced byMakino Production
StarringYoho Ii
Tsuzuya Moroguchi
Kobunji Ichikawa
Yotaro Katsumi
Narrated byShunsui Matsuda
Midori Sawato
CinematographyJuzo Tanaka
Distributed byDigital Meme
Release date
  • 1928 (1928) (Japan)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

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