Japanese General Baron Sadao Araki speaks and animated maps show danger of attacks on Japan and its occupied territories.
Japan Date:1933 Duration:2 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
Film opens with closeup of Japanese General Baron Sadao Araki speaking. Behind him is a huge Japanese flag.draped so that His head is silhouetted against its huge red ball. His image fades out and a map of Japan and asia appears, as he continues to narrate. The map shows animated arrows directed from Russia southward toward Japanese held Manchuria (Manchukuo) and from India northward. The arrows converge and are joined by arrrows from the sea. All are directed against Japan. The message clearly speaks to need for Japan to be ready to protect against attacks by others. Back to closeup of General Baron Sadao Araki speaking. Then flags of world nations are shown with Japan's rising taller and larger than all the rest. Next a map of Japan and its occupied territories in Manchukuo, and Korea, with arrows from foes threatening them. Homeland Japan seems to shudder on the animated map.
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