Huge crowd attends baseball game between visiting American players and Japanese team in Tokyo, 1931. Lou Gehrig, Al Simmons and Lefty Grove mentioned by announcer but not seen. American representatives walk out to pitcher's mound to greet pitcher. Shots of Babe Ruth hitting. Shots of Japanese player rounding third, sliding safely into home. Film suddenly morphs into anti-Japanese propaganda circa 1941-1942; shows Japanese newspaper publisher murdered. Scenes of sumo wresting and judo seen and compared to alleged acts of Japanese diplomatic and military treachery. Shots of fishermen, tourists, barbers and others said to be spies and soldiers for Tokyo. Closeup of a Japanese man gardening. Japanese men on small fishing boats, raising boat sails, and pulling in heavy loads of tuna fish in nets. Japanese tourists supposedly aking photographs of American ships in Hawaii. Female Japanese barbers giving haircuts. Japanese military officials in Japan organizing papers, films, and incoming information. Japanese industrialist figure emerging from car. Exterior views of Japanese factories in Osaka, textile mill operations in Tokyo, chemical plant operations in Nagoya, steel mills, and a large newly completed ship being launched in Nagasaki. Overhead view of steel mill operations. View of a slum town area in Japan and simple living arrangements of Japanese citizens. Japanese laborers at work in small home factories for textiles, pottery, and other goods, said to be in "semi-slavery." Workers include men, women, and child labor. Shows production of goods said to be produced in other countries that are pirated, mislabeled by Japan, and dumped abroad to undercut competitors. Products shown include factories and production lines for spark plugs, scotch whiskey, matches, silk, cotton, bottled beer, toothbrushes, hair brushes, hair combs, and American flags. Shipping dock areas in Japan showing large ships at docks, cranes in use, and importing of oil, rubber, scrap iron, tin for war materiel.
Map shows Nagoya, Yokohama and Tokyo. Narrator in Spanish discussing Nagoya as a great industrial city. View of buildings and temples in Nagoya and a family walking toward a temple. The making of fine china is shown: Workers work at machine. China plates and jars are displayed for drying process. Potter shapes pottery on a potter's wheel. Delicate pottery is made. China plates, cups, saucer and jars displayed. The making of locomotives is shown: Workers work at machines in the train factory. Interior of the factory. Steam locomotive is prepared. Main cab of locomotive is lowered from cables onto a waiting wheel chassis for final assembly. View of a newly completed steam locomotive rolling off of the production line in Nagoya.
B-29 bombers of the United States Army Air Force flying for Nagoya mission at the Japanese city of Nagoya during World War II. Nagoya as seen from a plane flying high. The railway tracks, roads and rivers of Nagoya as seen from the plane.
B-29 bombers of the United States Army Air Force flying for Nagoya mission at the Japanese city of Nagoya during World War II. A B-29 bomber flying low over the ocean as seen from another plane. Other planes flying at high altitudes. Formation of B-29 bombers of the 469th Bomber Group in sky. Nagoya as seen from a plane.
A quick glance at Japan. Animated map shows Nagoya. A panorama of Nagoya, people go to panorama. Views of types of architecture. Pottery manufacture: men at work in manufacturing factory of pottery. Pottery is placed for drying process. A potter makes pot on pottery wheel. Woman paints the pot. Factory workers eat food. Display of pottery. Locomotive: Interior of locomotive factory. Workers at machine and locomotive is manufactured.
B-29 bombers of the United States Army Air Force flying for Nagoya mission at the Japanese city of Nagoya during World War II. Formation of B-29 bombers of the 469th Bomber Group in sky flying over ocean. A bomber drops number of guided bombs over its targets. Bombs glide towards ground.