Incident At Blood Pass (1970)
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ATTENTION: This is a LaserDisc, not a Vinyl Record, and not a DVD!! You must have a LaserDisc player to watch this and that player must be able to play NTSC format discs.
Two of Japan's greatest stars collide when Mifune Toshiro (Yojimbo, Samurai Banners) butts heads with Katsu Shintaro (The Razor, Zatoichi).
In his final portrayal of the Yojimbo character, Mifune is hired to perform a mission so mysterious, he isn't even told what it is! All he knows is that he is supposed to go to a remote mountain pass and wait for something to happen.
When he arrives at a lonely tea-house on top of the pass, he becomes ensnared in a twisted plot involving a bandit gang, a Shogunate officer, a discredited doctor (Katsu) and a convoy of Shogunate gold. He soon discovers he's apparently been hired to be a bodyguard for the bandits, but all is not quite as it seems!
Catalog #: AD098-039
Laserdisc Released: 1998
Length: 118 min
Region Format: NTSC
LaserDisc - VG+ / EX (few light marks)
Cover - NM
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Cover - is still sealed.
Near Mint (NM):
LaserDisc - looks like new.
Cover - may have light typical storage wear, but overall looks new.
LaserDisc - may have one or two light marks (not scratches) but should play with no issues.
Cover - has some very minor cosmetic issue, like a light crease, light ring wear, nothing that is very noticeable.
Very Good Plus (VG+):
LaserDisc - may have some scuffs and light surface marks / scratches, but should play with no issues.
Cover - will have noticeable wear such as ring wear, seam splitting, writing on cover, creases, etc. Could be a couple items (not all) and they should not be major.
Very Good (VG):
LaserDisc - may show a fair amout of surface wear but should play through without hanging up, may have light signs of laser rot (white speckling).
Cover - will have a couple cosmetic issues ring wear, seam splitting, writing on cover, creases, etc and it will be very pronounce.
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Cover - cover is damaged to a point where it is not usable to house a record. All the seams are split, the panels are moldy, major writing all over, etc. The only time we'll list something with a cover in this shape is if it's rare or the disc is in great shape.
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