Shizuko Kasagi (笠置 シヅ子 ) on Screen

February 27.2016



Shizuko Kasagi (笠置 シヅ子 )was a popular Japanese jazz singer and actress.

She became a mega star singing songs influenced by American jazz and boogie woogie.

She appeared in the 1948 film ’Drunken Angel (酔いどれ天使)’directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Shizuko Kasagi sang “Jungle Boogie” in the movie.

This lyric was wrote by Kurosawa, and Ryoichi Hattori composed the piece.
At cabaret scene ,she was singing with the whole body endlessly.

This picture is a valuable material.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s