Claws of Iron (1951)

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Claws of Iron
The Japanese poster for Claws of Iron
Directed by Nobuo Adachi
Producer(s) Yoshio Hirao
Written by Nobuo Adachi
Music by Yoshinobu Shiraki
Distributor DaieiJP
Rating Not Rated
Running time 82 minutes
(1 hour, 22 minutes)
Aspect ratio 2.35:1
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Claws of Iron (鉄の爪,   Tetsu no tsume) is a 1951 tokusatsu horror film produced by Daiei Motion Picture Company. It was released to Japanese theaters on February 24, 1951.

Plot[edit | edit source]

A church worker who was bitten by an ape in World War II transforms into the beast-man after drinking alcohol.

Staff[edit | edit source]

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Nobuo Adachi
  • Produced by   Yoshio Hirao

Cast[edit | edit source]

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Tatsuo Saito   as   Tenshin Nasukawa
  • Teruko Omi   as   Katsuko Yamazaki
  • Osamu Abe   as   Wataru Nonomiya
  • Kan Ueda   as   Jiro Horiuchi
  • Shozo Nanbu   as   Shuichi Sekimoto
  • Joji Oka   as   Kyosuke Tashiro
  • Sumiko Hidaka   as   Emiko Haraguchi
  • Hiroshi Nihonyanagi   as   Ryuzo Yamazaki

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Monsters[edit | edit source]

  • Beast-man

Alternate titles[edit | edit source]

  • Claws of Steel (alternate translation)

Theatrical releases[edit | edit source]

  • Japan - February 24, 1951

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Claws of Iron/Gallery.

References[edit | edit source]

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