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1954 – The first Godzilla film is released

3 November

Godzilla is a 1954 Japanese science fiction film directed by Ishirō Honda. The film stars Akira Takarada, Momoko Kōchi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura and Haruo Nakajima, who portrayed the titular character until his retirement in 1972. Continue reading “1954 – The first Godzilla film is released”

Chinese Film Distorts History

A production company affiliated with the Chinese military have produced a movie The Cairo Declaration as part of the 70th anniversary commemorations of Japan’s surrender in WWII which depicts Mao Zedong as an important participant in the Cairo conference of 1943. A conference he never attended.

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