Japanese and Americans learn about each other during postwar occupation.
Japan Date:1950 Duration:2 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
American soldiers visit a Shinto Shrine during military occupation of Japan. Two Americans enter a Japanese establishment where they attempt to follow Japanese customs,seated on the floor, sipping tea and eating seafood with chopsticks. Japanese women look at sign advertising the movie, "Mother wore Tights" starring Betty Grable. Scenes at U.S. Military sponsored Fair, called "Panaramic View of USA." where Japanese visitors tour models and facsimiles of major American sites and landmarks, such as the White House,
Pittsburg-City of Steel, and skyscrapers. Japanese parents and children are seen looking at Christmas displays in a local store, that includes a Santa Claus. Under the American occupation, Boy Scoutng was revived in Japan.
At an Internationsl Jamboree, scouts hold out a flag reading: " International Boy Scouts Troop 3, Yokohama, Japan." Japanese Boy Scouts pitch their tents and cook over camp fires. American and Japanese Scoutmasters converse.
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