War in the Pacific – Philippines 1/4 H1317-03 | Footage Farm



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10:16:47 Montage: high view along pre-WWII Manila harbor drive w/ wide divided highway; tall buildings. Busy narrow street w/ pedestrians, horse carriage, cars. Billboards. Stone bridge w/ city buildings & traffic. American signs. Ringing church bell in steeple. People running for shelter, loaded buses. Men sandbagging building windows.
10:17:42 01:15:06 Aerial montage: shadows of planes across fields; Japanese fighter bombers in flight; smoke from fires & explosions. MCU Mitsubishi in flight. On ground: burning buildings, refugees & destruction, dead bodies. Shots of rising smoke. GOOD.
10:18:10 01:15:34 Japanese in small boats landing on beach, marching along road w/ pack animals, firing rifles, machine guns, artillery. Burning. Destroyed church interior. Marching thru Manila, tanks thru streets. Victory review.
10:19:07 01:16:31 Corregidor from water & air. Interior of American office in tunnel w/ lamps shaking from explosions. USA anti-aircraft gun firing from sandbagged position; Japanese planes overhead. Japanese coming ashore & thru jungle & up ladder w/ flame-thrower.
10:19:57 01:17:21 White flags of surrender hanging from windows. Pan over American prisoners of war; hands raised in front of Japanese w/ rifles. Japanese officers into house for surrender. MS Jonathan Wainwright & others. Beginning of Death March along railroad track, across wide field & past large building. Lowering of American flag & raising Japanese.
10:21:01 1:18:25 Cheering Japanese soldiers.
10:21:07 01:18:31 Map of Japanese & other Pacific islands: New Guinea, Borneo, Celebes, Java & Australia w/ animation showing aim to capture. Map w/ 7,000 Philippine Islands w/ natural resources listed: Chromite, Gold, Iron, Coal, Copper, Oil.
10:22:15 1:19:39 Philippine miners out of large mine “…slave labor for the Japanese war machine.”
10:22:27 01:19:51 Pan over naval ships. Pacific map w/ narrator & animation giving American use for the Philippines in capturing Japan, Indo-China, Hong Kong, Formosa, Tokyo.
10:23:06 01:20:30 Large crowd of Filipinos w/ placards; night march w/ candles.
10:23:15 01:20:39 CU 1934 Congressional Act giving Independence to Philippine Islands so as to adopt a constitution for complete Independence 04Jul46.
WW2; American Propaganda; Government Documentary;
NOTE: VERY good quality.
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