Unknown Hoods – Part 2

I have three antique sepia-toned photos from Japan featuring ninja and hooded heroes that neither I nor the sellers I liberated them from can identify. Anyone who helps me out will get a giant toad’s worth of gratitude from both me and the shinobifile community at large.

Here’s mystery photo #2:

I have a feeling this is a silent-era showdown. Here’s details of the masked rivals:

Guessing this is the heel. The more eye make-up, the more evil… Below would then be the hero?

Could well be this is a posed theatrical promo instead of a movie still. Any info would be greatly appreciated amigos…

One more shot coming tomorrow.

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Posted in Film and TV 4 years, 6 months ago at 9:40 am.

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  1. Those are ikazukin(squid hoods) or Sojuro cowls/Kurama


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