• Short Summary

    Footage of Japanese leaders signing surrender documents in Tokyo Bay.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Portrait of peace.

    Intertitles read: "The camera record of the historic surrender ceremonies in Tokyo Bay - rushed to America by special army and naval planes."

    Various shots of unidentified Japanese leaders at desk signing surrender papers. C/U of document laying out some of the terms of the Potsdam Conference.

    C/U of President Harry Truman giving speech. He says that the problems of the future must be approached in the same way as the problems of the previous four years. Several shots of American aircraft flying over warships.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2185.12
    Media URN:
    64392
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:40:00 / 01:39:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 1351 A

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