This is one of a series of notes for A Chronological Biography of Akira Kurosawa.

An army doctor copes with a case of syphilis contracted from one of his patients during an operation. Based on a stage play by Kazuo Kikuta.

Note: Akira Ifukube was the composer of Godzilla's theme music.

Title: The Quiet Duel
Original Title in Japanese: Shizukanaru kettou
Running Time: 95 min
Year: 1949
Company: Daiei
Writer: Akira Kurosawa, Senkichi Taniguchi
Director of Photography: Souichi Aihara
Production Designer: Kouichi Imai
Music: Akira Ifukube
Assistant Director(s): Takumi Nakamura, Fumiki Saijyou

Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Miki Sanjyo

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