Montage of scenes related to Japanese invasion of Manchuria
Manchuria China Date:1932, September Duration:4 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Point of view shot from rear car of railroad train being pulled by a steam locomotive over the South Manchuria Railway in the Japanese-controlled South Manchuria Railway Zone. View of railroad tracks stretching out over plains and flatlands behind, and smoke from the locomotive drifts behind. The train is stopped at a sign reading Manchuria (in Cyrillic) and in Chinese. The locomotive emits steam. Camera pans to a railroad station building at the side of the railroad. Next is seen, a small Japanese graveyard containing several stone monuments and a number of upright grave markers. The ground is snow-covered. Change of scene shows two groups of high-flying military aircraft in V formations. The next scene is an aerial view from an airplane flying over a river valley surrounded by rugged terrain. Next is seen a column of Japanese Army vehicles moving across snow-covered terrain. An armored car moves ahead of the column. (It is a Secherad-Panzerkraftwagen Sumida, Model 2590, armored car.) A long column, of mostly army trucks, follows. Japanese soldiers, carrying rifles with fixed bayonets,escort a soldier carrying their unit colors, furled and in a case. An informal group of Japanese soldiers, watch from nearby. A long column of Japanese infantry, move across desert terrain. A troop column interspersed with vehicles, continues over rugged desert terrain. A column of military vehicles. Aerial view of Japanese bombers in loose V formation. One circles slowly. An unidentified Japanese twin engine high wing monoplane (possibly amphibian) with open cockpit, drops a torpedo, or bomb. Sudden scene change to a bomb falling and explosions on the ground as bombs strike. Pursuit aircraft maneuvering. Three Japanese Mitsubishi 2MB1 - Type 87 bombers in formation, dropping many bombs. Aerial views of bombs striking, and ground views of explosions.
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