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Inoue Umetsugu

Other names : 井上梅次
Cheng Seung Mooi Chi
Inoue Umeji
Birthdate : 31/5/1923
Date of death : 11/2/2010
Nationality : Japan
Workplace : Hong Kong, Japan
Activities : Director (17), Writer (17)


Inoue Umetsugu was born in 1923 Kyoto of Japan and he was keen in arts while in early childhood. After graduation, he started his film career in TOHO film studio as an assistant director and director. He was a prolific director well known for his highly efficient production schedule.

Entered Shaw Brothers in 1967, Umetsugu was well known as a distinguished script writer besides a talented film director. His performance was outstanding among the other contracted Japanese directors at Shaw Brothers. He had built his reputation in making contemporary romantic musicals and suspense genre, such as Hong Kong Nocturne, Young Lovers, We love Millionaires, Whose Baby Is In The Classroom?, The Singing Escort that widely appealed to young audiences, with a rich Broadway flavor.

Source : Celestial Pictures

 [ 1970 - 1960 ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
Title    ( HK -  All )  Year Activity
 Yellow Muffler, The 1972 Director, Writer
 Long Road To Freedom 1971 Director, Writer
 Man With Two Wives, The 1971 Director, Writer
 Sunset 1971 Director, Writer
 Venus Tear Diamond, The 1971 Director, Writer
 We Love Millionaires 1971 Director, Writer
 Apartment For Ladies 1970 Director, Writer
 Whose Baby Is In The Classroom? 1970 Director, Writer
 Young Lovers 1970 Director, Writer
 Five Billion Dollar Legacy, The 1969 Director, Writer
 Millionaire Chase, The 1969 Director, Writer
 Singing Escort, The 1969 Director, Writer
 Brain Stealers, The 1968 Director, Writer
 Hong Kong Rhapsody 1968 Director, Writer
 Hong Kong Nocturne 1967 Director, Writer
 King Drummer 1967 Director, Writer
 Operation Lipstick 1967 Director, Writer

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