- Release Date
- October, 14th, 1970
- Running Time
- 83 min
- Screening Format
- Screen Size
- Cinema Scope (1:2.35)
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[ Story ]
Hanamura (Akira Kobayashi),widely known in gangland a professional trouble shooter has the sign of the Jack tattooed on his chest. His follower is his sworn partner Kurahara (Eiji Go).
They attempt to help the T owada-Gumi gang against its rival group the Kamioka- Gumi which is seeking the chance to conquer the T owada-Gumi in collusion with Noda (Yoshiro Aoki), a big shot in the town operat- ing a real estate firm.
Learning that Towada-Gumi leader Towada and his right-hand-man Tarao (Shoki Fukae) havebeen killed, Hanamura makes up his mind to take control of the Towada-Gumi territory at the request of its members and tries to gain 30 million yen which the Towada-Gumi owes to the Kamioka-Gumi.
Then Kurahara obtains a tape on which are recorded conversations between Noda and Kansai gang leaders on how to dispose of the Kamioka-Gumi and Hanamura decides to sell this to the Kamioka-Gumi for 30 million yen.
He takes the tape to Kamioka's place the next day, but the tape turns out to be one featuring an exchange of sweet words be- tween two lovers. The truth is that Kura- hara's girl sold the real tape to Noda and was killed by him before receiving the money.
Kurahara, angered by the death of his girl, storms into Noda's place only to be killed. Hanamura thus takes up his knife for a show- down with Noda and Kamioka (Kojiro Kusa- nagi), while Reiko (Junko Natsu), who has run away from Noda, tries to stop him .. .
【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1971.14.1】
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