Iron Nail (1951)

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Iron Nail
The Japanese poster for Iron Nail
Directed by Nobuo Adachi
Producer 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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Iron Nail (鉄の爪,   Tetsu no tsume, lit. Claws of Iron) is a 1951 Japansee tokusatsu horror film directed and written by Nobuo Adachi. Produced and distributed by Daiei, it was released to Japanese theaters on February 24, 1951.


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


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

  • Directed by   Nobuo Adachi
  • Produced by   Yoshio Hirao


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



  • Beast-man

Theatrical releases

  • Japan - February 24, 1951


Main article: Claws of Iron/Gallery.


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