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Guide to the Akira Kurosawa Digital Archive
This is an English language guide to the Akira Kurosawa Digital Archive (see also news post here), which is currently only available in Japanese. What is the Akira Kurosawa Digital Archive The archive, put together by Kurosawa’s estate and Ryukoku University Digital Archives Research Center, is an amazing digital collection of over twenty thousand pages of Kurosawa’s screenplays, photos, storyboards, drawings, notes, newspaper clippings, personal scribblings and other materials. Among the high quality scans you can find unfilmed screenplays, screenplay drafts that were later revised, production memos and notes, continuity drawings, and much much more.