Judoka

Judoka

| 18 min
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This short documentary tells the story of Doug Rogers, a young Canadian athlete who developed a talent for judo that led him into competition for the world championship at the Tokyo Olympics and subsequent competition at the Pan-American Games. The film shows the intensive judo training Rogers took at a Tokyo college, as well as glimpses of his life in Japan.

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Judoka, Josef Reeve, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Josef Reeve
  • script
    Josef Reeve
  • producer
    Bernard Devlin
    David Bairstow
  • camera
    Jean Roy
    Toku Kariya
  • sound
    Akira Mimuro
  • editing
    Michael McKennirey
  • sound editing
    Don Wellington
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander