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JAPAN

Japan (1948)

Japanese Christians celebrating Christmas.

JAPANESE ELECTIONS

Japanese Elections (1967)

Japanese people voting at elections.

UNIDENTIFIED OUT TAKES / CUTS - CP UNI 3 - JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY

Unidentified Out Takes / Cuts - Cp Uni 3 - Japanese Tea Ceremony (1960)

Unidentified out takes...

JAPANESE TRAIN DE LUXE WRECKED

Japanese Train De Luxe Wrecked (1931)

A train crash kills 7 people as a locomotive derails from a...

THE FEAST OF THE LANTERNS

The Feast Of The Lanterns (1934)

Picturesque lantern festival is held in Japan.

SHINTO FESTIVAL

Shinto Festival (1935)

The Shinto Festival takes place in Japan.

PRIME MINISTER ATTLEE'S SPEECH ON THE END OF THE WAR

Prime Minister Attlee's Speech On The End Of The War (1945)

Missing Attlee's speech from previous...

CALLED TO THE COLOURS

Called To The Colours (1927)

Young Japanese men enlist for duty and are given a patriotic send off.

CALLED TO THE COLOURS

Called To The Colours (1927)

Young Japanese men enlist for duty and are given a patriotic send off.

JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE HAVOC

Japanese Earthquake Havoc (1927)

Devastation following an earthquake in Japan.

UNIQUE AIR FESTIVAL

Unique Air Festival (1928)

Schoolboys in Japan take part in a national kite flying contest.

THE OLD AND THE NEW JAPAN

The Old And The New Japan (1923)

A parade in Tokyo shows a mixture of traditional and modern costume...

STRICKEN JAPAN aka STRIKEN JAPAN

Stricken Japan AKA Striken Japan (1923)

Nations of the world rally round to help victims of...

THE REBIRTH OF A NATION

The Rebirth Of A Nation (1923)

The people of Japan try to reconstruct their country after the...

MILES OF WATERFRONT

Miles Of Waterfront (1923)

Shots of the docks at Yokohama which have completely collapsed after the...

FLOODS FOLLOW EARTHQUAKE, JAPAN 1923

Floods Follow Earthquake, Japan 1923 (1923)

More devastation in Japan as floods follow the...

JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE

Japanese Earthquake (1923)

Shots of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Japan.

JAPANESE FIREMAN'S SPORT

Japanese Fireman's Sport (1925)

Japanese firemen perform acrobatic routines on ladders in Hiroshima.

JAPANESE FIREMAN'S SPORT TINTED

Japanese Fireman's Sport Tinted (1925)

Green tinted version of Japanese firemen performing acrobatic...

BOWLER HATTED HIROHITO

Bowler Hatted Hirohito (1946)

Emperor Hirohito tours ruined city of Yokohama, he wears civilian suit.

JAPANESE WATER SPORTS

Japanese Water Sports (1940)

The Japanese enjoy swimming, diving and angling.

WRESTLING - THE HEAVYWEIGHTS

Wrestling - The Heavyweights (1940)

Scenes of Sumo wrestling contest in Japan.

TOKYO

Tokyo (1949)

Emperor Hirohito opens the Japanese Diet or Parliament.

FIRE DESTROYS TOKIO STREET aka FIRE DESTROYS TOKYO STREET

Fire Destroys Tokio Street AKA Fire Destroys Tokyo Street (1949)

Japanese firefighters hard at...

TOKYO - EAST DRESSES WESTERN STYLE

Tokyo - East Dresses Western Style (1954)

Japanese fashion influenced by western styles - Tokyo...

HOLIDAY NEWS - KITE FESTIVAL

Holiday News - Kite Festival (1954)

Holidaymakers in Japan indulge in 300 year old sport of kite...

TOKYO

Tokyo (1950)

Japanese ski-jumpers use artificial snow to cover their practice jump.

HIROSHIMA - 6 YEARS AFTER

Hiroshima - 6 Years After (1951)

People in the rebuilt city of Hiroshima remember the dropping of the...

JAPS MAKE GIANT DIESEL

Japs Make Giant Diesel (1959)

A look at world's largest marine diesel engine to be fitted in oil...

NEWS FLASHES - TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE RIOTS

News Flashes - Tokyo Stock Exchange Riots (1954)

Strikers riot outside city's Stock Exchange when...

THIS TRAIN'S A BULLET!

This Train's A Bullet! (1964)

Demonstration of the Japanese Bullet Train on its run from Tokyo to...

WRITING COMPETITION

Writing Competition (1967)

Japanese children take part in calligraphy competition. Tokyo, Japan.

HIROHITO AT JAPANESE DIET

Hirohito At Japanese Diet (1946)

Japanese Emperor Hirohito reads the country's new constitution.

JAPANESE ELECTIONS

Japanese Elections (1946)

Japanese elections are marred by rioting.

JAPANESE PEARL FISHING

Japanese Pearl Fishing (1946)

Divers collect oysters off coast of Japan, women remove pearls from...

CHANGING OF FLAGS

Changing Of Flags (1945)

Two soldiers changing various flags on flag pole.

FAR EAST COMMISSION LEAVING

Far East Commission Leaving (1946)

Far East Commission boarding plane on their way to Tokyo.

JAPANESE SHIPS UNDER US FLAG

Japanese Ships Under Us Flag (1946)

Japanese ships under America flag.

DEMOCRACY COMES TO JAPAN'S POLICE

Democracy Comes To Japan's Police (1949)

American newsreel item about Japanese police force.

JAPANESE ELECTIONS

Japanese Elections (1947)

People listening to political speakers and voting in elections in Japan.

GIRARD HANDED OVER FOR JAPANESE TRIAL

Girard Handed Over For Japanese Trial (1957)

GI William Girard prepares for manslaughter trial in...

JAPAN BLAMES IT ON THE HEAT

Japan Blames It On The Heat (1957)

Roasting eels, Japanese horror movie poster, person dressed up to...

TYPHOON IN JAPAN

Typhoon In Japan (1958)

Damage from typhoon Ida.

FIRST BIRTHDAY OF PRINCE HIRO

First Birthday Of Prince Hiro (1961)

Various shots of Baby Prince Hiro.

JAPANESE STUDENTS RIOT DEMANDING U.S. WITHDRAWAL FROM S.KOREA

Japanese Students Riot Demanding U.S. Withdrawal From S.Korea (1961)

Street rioting by...

JAPANESE FARM

Japanese Farm (1963)

Japanese farm with mountains in the background.

YOKOHAMA FIRE

Yokohama Fire (1946)

Buildings on fire in Yokohama.

JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE

Japanese Earthquake (1947)

Japan is shaken by a tidal wave causing widespread devastation.

WORST AIR CRASH

Worst Air Crash (1953)

The wrecked Globemaster aircraft.

UNIDENTIFIED OUT TAKES / CUTS - CP UNI 3 - MOBILE BATH, LONDON BUILDINGS

Unidentified Out Takes / Cuts - Cp Uni 3 - Mobile Bath, London Buildings (1960)

Unidentified...