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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Called to the colours. Relatives of called up recruits, throng streets bearing patriotic banners as drafts leave for camp."

    Tokyo, Japan

    M/S Japanese conscripts in robes line up to enlist. An officer sits at a table set up in a square. M/S men carrying banners on long poles parading through the streets followed by a tram. Children wearing Japanese robes, smile and wave paper Japanese flags. M/S men boarding a train and departing, waved on by the waiting crowd, who wave flags with red spots. M/S crowd in the square and a final shot of people waving flags with red stripes and spot.

    Note: A patriotic display as young men enlist. The sequence repeats - see *PM0670* - 670.28.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.27
    Media URN:
    32962
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:37:00 / 01:38:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1375

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