Stray Dog (1949)

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During a sweltering summer, a rookie homicide detective tries to track down his stolen Colt pistol.

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  • Toshirô Mifune in Stray Dog (1949)
  • Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)
  • Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)
  • Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)
  • Toshirô Mifune, Keiko Awaji, and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)
  • Toshirô Mifune and Keiko Awaji in Stray Dog (1949)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Akira Kurosawa

Writers:

Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa

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Trivia

Much of the film was filmed from the slum streets of post war Japan. These were filmed under chief assistant director Ishirô Honda, who had gone with camera operator Kazuo Yamada into some dangerous, even yakuza run, territory. Many of the scenes of Toshirô Mifune's character from the ... ...


Quotes

Punkster: Come to the Cafe Conga on Suzuran Boulevard at 9:00. Talk to the bitch with the white flower.


Goofs

At one point, there is a man playing a tune on a harmonica that needs two people with harmonicas to play.


Soundtracks

The Waves of the Danube
Composed by
Iosif Ivanovici
This is played by a harmonica player outside the bar where Murakami follows Ogin.
(The melody is also known as "The Anniversary Song", the title Al Jolson and Saul Chaplin gave to their adaptation of it.)

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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