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    Yokohama, Japan: Int. shot General Hideki Tojo lying in bed having blood transfusion after suicide attempt - nurse and Doctor in picture. CU blood transfusion apparatus on Tojo's arm pan to Tojo in bed. CU hands turning over American pistol - other weapons on table. SCU American Sgt. John Archinal lying on bed to give blood transfusion to Tojo. SV Dr. making transfusion on Sgt. Archinal. SCU Tojo's head. FULL CU OF TOJO. (ORIG. DUPE NEG.) 92ft



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    SCU Tojo's Samauri swords and Hari Kari knife and American 32. automatic pistol.



    TOKYO, JAPAN: GV section of Tokyo destroyed by Allied bombs. Nearer shot showing rubble and not a building standing. Long side view Emperor Hirohito walking past to inspect damage. LV Japs clearing up rubbish - damaged building in b-g. SV Hirohito looking at charts with others - showing bomb damage of Tokyo. (ORIG.DUPE.NEG.) 92ft



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    GV of Emperor's Palace - bridge in f-g and BV of three Japanese in foreground bowing. CU grinning Japanese soldier pan to signpost outside palace. "NO TRESPASSING - THE EMPEROR'S ATOM BOMB.."



    PALACE, Imperial Household Central Liaison Office." (ORIG.BLUE). SV Japanese shovelling away debris. SSV Hirohito past camera surveying damage - officer bows in f-g. (ORIG.DUPE.NEG.)



    Nagasaki, Japan: Shot taken from B.29 (Super Fort) of the Atom Bomb exploding over Nagasaki showing mushroom of smoke rising. Air view mass of smoke over Nagasaki pan up showing column of smoke and mushroom. GV Mushroom pan down showing mass of smoke and pan up showing mushroom. 92ft



    GOOD SCENES:-



    CU of smoke and mushroom.



    Tokyo, Japan: GV section of Tokyo destroyed by Allied bombs. Nearer shot showing rubble and not a building standing. Long side view Emperor Hirohito walking past to inspect damage. LV Japs clearing up rubbish - damaged buildings in b-g. SV Hirohito looking at charts with others - showing bomb damage of Tokyo. 92ft



    Nagasaki, Japan: Shot taken from B.29 (Super Fort) of the Atom Bomb exploding over Nagasaki showing mushroom of smoke rising. Air view mass of smoke over Nagasaki pan up showing column of smoke and mushroom. GV Mushroom pan down showing mass of smoke and pan up showing mushroom.



    Yokahama, Japan: Int. shot General Hideki Tojo lying in bed having blood transfusion after suicide attempt. - nurse and Doctor in picture. CU Blood transfusion apparatus in Tojo's arm pan to Tojo in bed. CU hands turning over American pistol - other weapons on table. SCU American Sgt. John Archinal lying on bed to give blood transfusion to Tojo. SV Dr. making transfusion on Sgt. Archinal. SCU Tojo's head. FULL CU of TOJO. (ORIG.DUPE.NEG.)



    GOOD SCENES:-



    Tokyo, Japan: GV of Emperor's Palace - bridge in f-g and BV of three Japanese in foreground bowing. CU grinning Japanese soldier pan to signpost outside palace. "NO TRESPASSING - THE EMPEROR'S PALACE, Imperial Household Central Liaison Office." (ORIG.BLUE). SV Japanese shovelling away debris. SSV Hirohito past camera surveying damage - officer bows in f-g. (ORIG.DUPE.NEG.)



    Nagasaki, Japan: CU of smoke and mushroom.



    Yokahama, Japan: SCU Tojo's Samauri swords and Hari Kiri knife and American 32. automatic pistol.



    Japan; Royalty; Emperor Hirohito of Japan (1901-1989, reigned 1926-1989), Air Raids and War Damage; Munitions and Armaments; Airforce - Active; Personalities - Politicians; Medicine and Health; Tojo Hideki (1884-1948)




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    Film ID:
    VLVAAG42V4M9XQSB2KVAGYN4NAL65
    Media URN:
    VLVAAG42V4M9XQSB2KVAGYN4NAL65
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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