Kurotokage (1962, aka Black Lizard) has its origins in a 1934 detective novel – originally published as a magazine serial – by Edogawa Rampo, the pen name of writer Taro Hirai. (“Edogawa Rampo” was meant to mimic the pronunciation of “Edgar Allan Poe,” a writer Hirai greatly admired.) The novel was one of a series that Rampo wrote about the exploits of detective Akechi Kogoro; in this one, he meets his match in a master jewel thief and femme fatale named Black Lizard, with whom he engages in a cat-and-mouse story as he falls under her charms.
File Name : Kurotokage AKA Black Lizard 1962.rarefilm.net.mkv
File Size : 1.61 GB / 1643.61 MB
Resolution : 1024×436
Duration : 01:41:19
Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery