American GI William Girard faces a murder trial in a Japanese court.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Girard Faces Japanese Justice". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Tokyo, Japan. American GI William Girard faces a murder trial in a Japanese court.
MS walking shot of Girard with military escort. LS of courthouse, people standing outside. CU Sign "Maebashi District Court" Maebashi Family Court. MS of tickets for courthouse being issued to crowd. Arrival of Japanese attorney for the defence and his staff. Line of Japanese cameramen. Arrival of Brigadier General Decker. MS of Widower and daughter of Japanese housewife who died on firing range - shot by Girard. GV of Girard entering courthouse.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 29/08/1957.