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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip, visit Montego, Jamaica, in British West Indies.

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, and Prince Philip, visiting Montego in the British West Indies. The queen is being welcomed by an official. Prince Philip joins them. A Boeing Stratocruiser airliner in the background. A sign : 'Welcome to the West Indies' is displayed on the airport terminal building. A large crowd gathers to welcome. People stand and applaud. A motorcade moves along a road. A reception line is setup at the airport . The Queen greets crew members on the airport ramp, in front of the airliner,

Date: 1953, November
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Montage of scenes from visit to Montego, Jamaica, British West Indies, by Queen Elizabeth II

The airport at Montego, with crowd awaiting arrival of Queen Elizabeth II. A sign : 'Welcome to the West Indies'. A British Overseas Airways Corporation Boeing Stratocruiser aircraft, flying a Royal pennant, taxis onto the ramp in front of the terminal. The Queen descends the stairs from the airplane, followed by Prince Philip. The Queen reviews the Jamaican troops with the officers. She and Prince Philip greet the crew of their airplane. The Queen engages in ceremonial and social formalities with the officials of Jamaica.

Date: 1953, November
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
People gather to greet Queen Elizabeth II as she arrives in Jamaica, British West Indies during her world tour.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives in Jamaica, British West Indies. The Queen disembarks from an airplane at an air base. People gather at the air base to greet her. Officials and dignitaries welcome the Queen. Soldiers stand at attention and welcome the Queen. The Queen's car drives past on the streets.

Date: 1953, November 30
Duration: 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
An officer is greeted by a West Indies officer and troops as he leaves the West Indies Federation.

An officer leaves the West Indies Federation. A West Indies officer greets the officer. An aircraft at an airport. A parade by the West Indies troops on the airport as the officer leaves the West Indies Federation. The aircraft takes off and flies over mountains.

Date: 1958
Duration: 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The Rise of Japanese militarism in the 20th Century

Film opens showing reenactment of Japanese attack ostensibly against Formosa, in 1894. Japanese troops and artillery are shown. The event is depicted in a critical political cartoon. Next, Japanese Admiral Heihachiro Togo is seen in 1904, standing with other naval officers. Then, Japanese warships are shown, firing barrages of naval gunfire at the Russian fleet in Port Arthur, Manchuria. Huge black clouds arise from burning ships. Scenes of Japanese people celebrating their naval victory. Date shifts to 1910. Cartoon depicts Japanese annexation of Korea. Cartoon illustrates Japanese actions in World War I when, siding with the Allies, Japan acquired the German-held Shandong (Shantung) Peninsula of China, as well as German-held Marianas, Carolines, and Marshalls islands in the Pacific. Japanese representatives are seen participating in Post World War 1 international activities. They signed the so-called Five-Power,Four-Power, and Nine-Power treaties, and participated in the League of Nations. Glimpse of two Japanese officers, followed by cartoon depiction of the Mariana, Caroline, and Marshall Islands, that Japan insisted on keeping. Cartoon shows them being fortified. A Japanese military marching band parades down a city street while being cheered by spectators on the sidewalks. Next, Japanese military General, Baron Tanaka Giichi, is seen in uniform with other officers. Cartoon illustrates the so-called Tanaka Memorial document that Baron Tanaka allegedly presented to the Emperor, in 1927, outlining a strategy to conquer the world. Cartoon then illustrates plan of conquest by acquiring Chinese manpower; Manchurian iron and coal; Siberian timber, coal, wheat, and metals; Tin,oil and rubber from Malaysia and the East Indies. The United States is shown as the last conquest. Views of ordinary farm and factory activities in the U.S. Cars parked in the Ford Motor Company factory lot. Japanese officials and legislators meeting in the Diet (Parliament). Japanese theater-goers and a Japanese woman singing with an American-style band, are shown as examples of activities the Japanese Government sought to discourage. A Japanese female ensemble in traditional dress, playing traditional instruments, is shown as more desirable. Western dancing and movies are shown and narrator states they were forbidden. Japese movie scene depicts ancient martial arts. A musical production displays German swastika flag and that of the Kingdom of Italy. Japanese men are shown playing the ancient game of Chu Shogi, instead of playing Western card games. People are shown in a library, where Western books are replaced by more militaristic tomes, such as: "If we fight" by Admiral Shinsaku Hirata, March 15, 1930 (shown on film slate). Slate goes on to quote about attack on Hawaii as the first battle in war of the Pacific. Film cites another approved Japanese publication: "Arguments Against American Policies" by Kawashima Seichiro, Christmas Day, 1924. It discusses distruction of the American fleet and subsequent landing on the U.S. West Coast.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Strikes and demonstrations on 16 and 17 June, 1953 in East Berlin by East German workers.

People on strikes and demonstrations in East Berlin, Germany. Also called the Uprising of 1953 in East Germany. People standing on top of buildings. Buildings and radio tower of RIAS (American Radio Station in Western Sector of Berlin) which was spreading news of the workers general strike. Motorcars pass by. East German demonstrators throw things into fire protesting excessive work schedules. People watch fire. Flames of fire. Sign at the border of East and West Berlin, warning "You are leaving the American Sector." More scenes of the protests in East Berlin, from other news sources. Rioters throw east German police uniforms out of a window toward a crowd. Soviet Russian Soviet army tanks and troops enter the areas of unrest. At TC: 01:48, two protestors are seen sliding an iron pipe into the tread of a tank. East German Leader, Walter Ulbricht at a podium, backed by a huge replica of a white dove, and, elswhere, standing with associates. East German communist organizations, including police, marching in attempts to dispel notions that East Germans are oppressed. Huge poster of German worker rejecting American Marshall Plan, with slogan, "Yankee Go Home." Light tank and armored car parked beside a building. Closeup of soldier gripping machine gun atop a tank. Army trucks and troops in center of a city square. Voice of America commentator broadcasting news of the events from the RIAS station in West Berlin.

Date: 1953, June 17
Duration: 2 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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