Detail

Title ID 2837Collection ID348
Title[Japanese Scenery I]
Date[1937 - 1939?]
CollectionWistrand Family
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
KeywordsAnimals Boats Ethnic Groups Parks Religious Buildings Rivers Street Trading Travel Tourism
Location
LocalNara Miyajima Karuizawa Arashi-yama
NationalJapan Asia
Credits
ProductionTor H. Wistrand
CameraTor H. Wistrand
ParticipantsMonica; Mrs Wistrand
FormatColour Silent
Duration25 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A compilation of amateur footage filmed by a Swedish diplomat who was stationed in Japan in the years immediately preceding the Second World War. The film includes footage of Tokyo street scenes, pagodas and temples, the Miyajima Temple Gates, a smoking volcano, and a boat ride along the rapids of a river.