|HEIJI THE DETECTIVE|
Cast : OKAWA Hashizo, FUNAKI Kazuo, MIZUNO
Directed by: YAMAUCHI Tetsuya
In one of his signature roles, OKAWA Hashizo stars as Zeni-gata Heiji, the son of
a cop who has to follow in his father's footsteps after his employer's body is
found as part of a murder-suicide.
Remembering some of the lessons his late
father taught him, Heiji decides to investigate the case because the evidence
shows a double murder.
This film introduces one of the most popular characters
in Japanese entertainment, Zenigata Heiji, who is best known for the long
running tele-vision series about the Edo detective famous for his ability to throw
coins as weapons when capturing criminals.
1967 Color Anamorphic Widescreen 90 Mins.
NTSC Region Free DVD Japanese with optional English Subtitles.