Programs

Preliminary Events

Thank you for having joined us at the preliminary events on 14th Sep!
Looking forward to seeing you at the festival (21st - 24th Nov).

Audition for Young Comedians - the Road to the SHITA COME Intermission Laughter Award 2008- Voice Actors`Live Stage in SHITA COME Festival PR at the Hasumi Teahouse

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Audition for Young Comedians - the Road to the SHITA COME Intermission Laughter Award 2008-

14th September 2008 (Sun) Open 13:00 /Start 13:30
@ the Ueno Onshi Park Outdoor Stage (Shinobazu Pond Waterside Music Hall)

The road of live comedy performances winding from Ueno to Asakusa!

Young comedians ready for breakthroughs at big stages (!?) do everything to make you laugh! If they succeed, spots on the SHITA COME main stage in November and the Grand-Prix cash await them at the end of the road. Seiko Ito, the general producer of SHITA COME, acts as the jury president. Admission free.

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Voice Actor'sLive Stage in SHITA COME with <i>A Dog's Life</i> and<i>Sherlock Jr.</i>

14th September 2008 (Sun) Open 18:00 /Start 18:30
@ the Ueno Onshi Park Outdoor Stage (Shinobazu Pond Waterside Music Hall)

World-class voice actors’ vivid performances revive silent masterpieces!

Japanese voice actors’ dubbing skills are often said to be the first-rate in the world. With this live performance, along with the pleasant electric organ, please enjoy the amazing art of the three professionals of voice; how they unite the lines with the film images right on the spot and breathe new life into the silent masterpieces.

Voice performances:Michio Hazama, Koichi Yamadera, Kikuko Inoue
Cooperated by:Kadokawa Pictures, Inc./ Matsuda Film Productions/ Yamaha Corporation
Produced by:Mouvement Co., Ltd.

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SHERLOCK JR (1924/ USA/ 44 min.)

Director: Buster Keaton
Cast: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire
Voice performances: Michio Hazama, Kikuko Inoue

A silent comedy in which the King of Comedy Buster Keaton plays a young film projectionist who hankers to be a Sherlock Holmes. A projectionist Keaton falls into a drowse in the projection room and enters the world of cinema in his dream, where he encounters a criminal incident. Now he has to find the culprit…

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A DOG’S LIFE (1918/ USA/ 33 min.)

Director: Charles Chaplin
Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance
Voice performance: Kouichi Yamadera

A tramp Charlie wakes up every morning under the dirty wooden fences, going to the employment bureau in vain until his life welcomes a partner, Scrap, a stray dog he saves from a pack of wild dogs. Meanwhile he becomes acquainted with a singer Edna who’s been treated badly by the master of the music bar. One day Scrap digs out a purse which a pickpocket hid under the ground….

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Festival PR at the Hasumi Teahouse

14th September 2008 (Sun) Open: 12:00-18:00
@ the Hasumi Teahouse

Enjoy a bowl of tea and Japanese sweets
with the sight of lotuses over the water

SHITA COME PR activities will be carried out at the Hasumi Teahouse, a full-size replica of the teahouses which existed in the Ueno area during Edo Era.

Festival PR at the Hasumi Teahouse

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