Various shots of bombed-out buses being used as emergency housing
LS General view of one of the three bus villages, made from the remains of buses burned out in B-29 raids, set up in Tokyo by the Japanese government to ease the housing shortage. A very poor shanty town/refugee camp scene. MS Front of one of the houses with washing on a line, a mother holds her young child and cooks over a fire. CU. Side view of a dilapidated "bus house", with young Japanese girl leaving same with school case. MS and CU Two bus houses with children playing in the foreground. MS Two bus houses with mother, a child on her back, hangs out washing in the immediate foreground. CU. Two children outside a bus house. MS and CU Interior of a bus house showing the family in bed, on the floor. MS Children waking up, and rubbing eyes, acting for the camera.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 6/5/48.