A dramatization depicts a Japanese man's visit to a citizens' public hall in Yanaizu, Japan. Dramatization : A man gets out of a car. Two men talk about making of a new film and about location of shooting. Horses graze and a train pulls past farmers working on a field. The train stops at Aizu Yanaizu station. The unit arrives and stands with their luggage. The team leader is greeted by the manager of the citizens' public hall . People walk on a path with trees on either side and over a bridge. A house amidst trees on a hill top. The two men walk and stand near a wooden railing. The houses in the town. People walk on a street. Japanese architecture including temples. A picture of teachers of a primary school and the founder of the school.
A dramatization depicts a Japanese man's visit to a citizens' public hall in Yanaizu, Japan. A film team leader and the manager of the citizens' public hall talk about contributions of Mr. Oki and Mrs. Sakuramoto towards the development of the hall . The two men walk down a flight of stairs to Mrs. Sakuramoto's cottage. They arrive at the cottage. They talk to her. Mrs. Sakuramoto talks about her inspiration behind the development of the citizens' public hall .
A dramatization depicts a Japanese man's visit to a citizens' public hall in Yanaizu, Japan. A film team leader and the manager of the citizens' public hall walk past houses. The manager shows him the hall building and the town hall. Entrance of the public hall. Two men talk about the the hall and the related problems. The manager talk to a wood cutter and convinces him to join the public hall. The manager talks to a farmer and tells him the advantages of joining the citizens' public hall. The two men discuss. A gathering at the citizens' public hall. Local people question committee members. A woman weaves. Men sit and listen.
A dramatization depicts a Japanese man's visit to a citizens' public hall in Yanaizu, Japan. A movie maker stands and a cameraman shoots scenes. The manager of the citizens' public hall asks people to sing a song. He plays a piano. People including the committee members of the public hall sing reading from a paper. People walk out of the hall after the event. Exteriors of the citizens' public hall at night.
A dramatization depicts a Japanese man's visit to a citizens' public hall in Sugata, Gifu Prefecture of Japan. A film team leader sitting in a train holds a map. Animation of the map depicts the path taken from Yanaizu to Sugata. Aerial view of the Hida Highway through a valley and the surrounding mountains. A man stands on a hill top and looks down into the valley. People walk on a mountain road. A woman rides a bicycle on the road. The woman stops in front of the citizens' public hall . She exchanges flour for bread. A man makes bread. He takes a bread plate out of an oven. A dentist treats patients. Women in a beauty parlor. They get their hair done in the parlor. Women work on sewing machines. Girls learn to stitch. A woman operates a leg operated sewing machine
Highlights covering General Douglas MacArthur, from 1945 through 1950. The Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan. Several Japanese bowing towards the Palace. General Douglas MacArthur enters his headquarters in Japan. Emperor Hirohito walks between two U.S. sentries, as he leaves a building and enters his limousine. Japanese citizens form lines on streets to cast ballots in election.Several Japanese women voting. Exterior of the Japanese National Diet building. Interior with representatives seated. A farmer behind a cultivator, pulled by an ox, in a rice paddy. Japanese school children waving American flags, as MacArthur leaves his headquarters.MacArthur saluting at a military ceremony, where his wife, Jean MacArthur, and son Arthur are spectators. Explosions in hills, from American Patton tank shelling North Korean positions in Korean war. American soldiers firing a mortar;infantry advancing along sides of road; and American tank commander rendering first aid to wounded comrade. USAF C-47 transport aircraft ferrying American troops into korea, from Japan. American infantry marching across a bridge; firing mortars and rifles; and advancing on foot across fields. American troops on trucks followed by a Patton medium tank. MacArthur meeting troops on river boat; riding in a jeep; being briefed by U.S. officer in the field; examining a knocked out tank; and decorating U.S. troops in winter. Closeup of MacArthur in winter gear with his circle of five stars pined into a fur cap. Views of U.S. amphibious landing at Inchon. MacArthur watching from a ship offshore. Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea, reading message of appreciation to General MacArthur and shaking hands with him at the podium. U.S. President Harry S. Truman, pinning a medal on General MacArthur,on Wake Island, October, 1950.