Footage of Japan before it was devastated by an earthquake, fire and tidal wave.
Item title reads - Earthquake, fire and tidal wave destroy Tokyo and Yokohama and more than 250,000 people lost their lives. Japan.
Intertitle - 'Tokyo, now a smouldering heap of ruins.'
L/S aerial views of the city before the devastation, various shots as a tram drives through the centre of the city and people go about their business. M/S as people walk through the streets.
Intertitle - 'Typical natives of Japanese capital.' M/S of men and women lined up, some have babies and children.'
Intertitle - 'The Crown Prince of Japan had a lucky escape and immediately organised relief measures.' M/S of Crown Prince Hirohito in profile talking to naval personnel.
Intertitle - 'The port of Yokohama, all shipping, the naval station and docks were overwhelmed and destroyed.' M/S of Yokohama before the earthquake with various types of boats in the harbour, the camera pans across them.
Intertitle - 'The main street of Japan's largest port.' L/S of trams driving down the middle of the street. M/S as people walk down the road and banners fly overhead.