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Panoramic views of Saint George's town of Grenada.

Panoramic views of Saint George's town of Grenada. Buildings from boats in water. People disembark from boats at shores. Market place and streets of Saint George's town. Women carry baskets overhead and walk up the hillside street. Interior of an ocean liner. Nutmeg is loaded aboard the ships.

Date: 1936
Duration: 3 min 27 sec
Sound: No
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
 
 
George Carrington and Alvis Ward demonstrate a sound transmission patent model

Men including George Carrington and Alvis Ward of Western Electric (subsequently of All Technical Services, and then Altec Lansing Corporation) demonstrate a patent model for a recording or sound transmission device. The wooden model has a stylus that passes over ridges of varying heights. 1936.

Date: 1936
Duration: 1 min 17 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
 
 
The working of an early photoradiogram or facsimile machine.

People looking at an early wireless photoradiogram machine, or radio facsimile, invented by Richard Ranger. Observers include George Carrington and Alvis Ward of Western Electric (and subsequently of All Technical Services and then Altec Lansing Corporation). A man, possibly Richard Ranger sets up the machine to run. Another demonstrates the process of transmitting and receiving data through the machine. Examples of typewritten correspondence and handwritten correspondence are shown. 1936.

Date: 1936
Duration: 1 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Shooting of Bernt Leuton in 1961 explained in context of Soviet history, beginning with Czar Nicholas II and Russian Revolution

A picture of Bernt Leuton, a resident of East Berlin East Germany, who fled to West Berlin West Germany. Border guards at the Communist side of Berlin in East Germany. View of Leuton on August 13, 1961 after being shot by an East German guard, after successfully swimming across the connecting canal. He is hauled out by West German guards. A map of the world. Narrator begins to trace history of Bernt Leuton's shooting by recounting prior events in history of Russia and Soviet Union. View of the Winter Palace of Czar Nicholas II, with the Czar and Czarina Alexandra standing on a balcony. Saint Petersburg, Russia on January 22nd , 1905 : Peasants and workers, with their leader Russian Orthodox Priest, Father Georgi Gapon, gathered outside the palace to deliver a petition to Czar Nicholas II. A number of the people carry banners. A picture of Czar Nicholas II. Reenactment of Czar's armed cossack cavalry dispersing the crowd, The words 'My autocracy will remain unchanged' issued by the Czar to which Father Gapon replies that they "no longer have a Czar." Picture of Father George Gapon. Picture of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, and moving images of Lenin speaking. The Czar Nicholas II and his wife, escorted by guards, moving on a path during a ceremony. The Czar mounting a horse and the guards saluting him. A picture of the Czar's wife and hemophiliac son. Picture of Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin, whose occult powers were believed to have kept the Czar's son alive.

Date: 1905, January 22
Duration: 2 min 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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