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    Pinewood Stock Can material.


    Various shots of two Japanese businessmen in suits sitting / kneeling with three Geisha girls (or at least women in traditional Japanese dress). The men are drinking Sake. The women are asked to leave and the men keep chatting. They start drinking beer. MS of two of the women fanning themselves - they chat and giggle. More shots of men drinking with women - the men have removed their jackets and undone their ties. The women join them in drinking. They all chat and drink.

    Exterior shots. Two Japanese women cross the road - one wears traditional costume, the other is dressed in Western style.

    MS of women and men coming downstairs. Top view of men and women dancing. The women are wearing traditional dress. MS of man having drink poured for him.

    Ext. small street in shopping area - lots of signs. VS of Japanese food shop. CU of squid / octopus for sale. VS of women market / food shopping. VS of women clothes shopping. They look at Western style garments.

    MS of men playing Ma Jong. CU woman's feet in traditional sandals. More shots of women in Western style clothing shop. MS of young woman walking down street in part of town. Interior shots of cafe. VS of women in traditional costume sitting down to drink tea (English style).

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:13:00 / 01:21:58:00
    PSC 54 B
    Sort Number:
    PSC 54 B
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry
    Japan, 1900-1945 Culture & Lifestyle WWII Japanese Families Japan 50\'s Japan Post 1955 1950s and 1960s Japan
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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