On Wings of Love

On Wings of Love (大当り三色娘, Ōatari sanshoku musume) is a 1957 Japanese romantic musical film directed by Toshio Sugie. It was Toho's highest-grossing film of the year and the first film released in Tohoscope.

On Wings of Love
Directed byToshio Sugie
Screenplay byToshirō Ide[1]
Based onThree Types of Girls
by Minoru Nakano
Produced bySadao Sugihara[1]
Starring
CinematographyTaiichi Kankura[1]
Music byYoshiyuki Kozu[1]
Production
company
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • 13 July 1957 (1957-07-13) (Japan)
Running time
94 minutes[1]
CountryJapan

ProductionEdit

On Wings of Love was the third film in the Sannin Musume series of romantic musical films.[1]

ReleaseEdit

On Wings of Love was released theatrically in Japan on 13 July 1957 where it was distributed by Toho.[1] It was the first film released in Toho Scope, Toho's 2.35:1 anamorphic wide screen system.[1]

The film was Toho highest-grossing film of 1957 and the only film to make the top ten highest-grossing films in Japan in 1957, at ninth place.[1]

CastEdit

The main cast of On Wings of Love are:

  • Hibari Misora
  • Izumi Yukimura
  • Setsuko Wakayama
  • Yaeko Izumo
  • Tsuneko Ozawa
  • Chiemi Eri
  • Akira Takarada
  • Shinji Yamada
  • Sumiko Koizumi

ReferencesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Galbraith IV 2008, p. 135.

SourcesEdit

  • Galbraith IV, Stuart (2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-1461673743. Retrieved October 29, 2013.

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