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WWII - 1940s, USA Feature: December 7th R4 of 13

Reel Number: 220360-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1941,1942,1943,1940s

Country: USA

Location: Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii

TC Begins: 00:29:21

TC Ends: 00:39:48

Duration: 00:10:27

WWII - 1940s, Hawaii Documentary Drama: re German & Japanese Spying; Daily Life; Ethnic Mixture German Ambassador talking w/ Japanese Ambassador who says he has information that US officers have told men not to do anything to upset relations w/ Japan. “No action will be taken.” 00:29:46 Mr. C / Conscience SOF: “And no action will be taken”, goes on to explain to Uncle Sam that the Army & Navy have known of Japanese spy activities for years, “they even have a grab list of all suspicious persons...” “...Washington has its hands full trying to keep the isolationists from disbanding the army & at the same time putting our factories on a war footing.” Goes on to say American people must give FDR & US leaders the clubs to back up their actions. Uncle Sam & Mr C argue. 00:32:03 Spy montage: MLS Two men, one w/ USN bag, off elevator, watched MCU by Japanese elevator operator; CU broadcasting from roadside giving info on US Navy ships (in Japanese). Fishing boat giving information, CU tuning radio-telephone, Japanese speaks into handset; diplomatic pouch onto ocean liner. 00:32:56 Mr. C explaining how spying is working supporting war in China, low cost fares from Hawaii to Japan, Japanese broadcasts to Hawaii w/ families listening in MS to radios in living rooms. GOOD. 00:33:58 Argument continues as to conspiracy, paranoia & threats. Sam: I see islands of wonderous beauty. Scenics of mountains, gorges, coastlines. Couple out of car into wind at overlook. 00:35:04 CU Hawaiian woman wearing lei SOF: “...islands of many races, many mixtures... Montage: Korean, Portuguese, Chinese, Filipino & other beautiful women giving their ethnic population figures. Many children of many races on exterior stairwell, walking in street; other groups of pedestrians & examples of mixed population. CUs of policeman, sailor, boy & girl scouts saluting, children. School room scene & graduation w/ proud parents. Formally dressed hula dancers, others of various races entertaining / dancing. 00:37:33 Tilt up airport (?) tower. CU women SOF: Aloha (repeated). 00:37:51 Ocean liner at dock streamers; people making leis. 00:38:01 Montage: High angle / HA of sandy beach, swimmers running into water, surfboard & falls; outrigger canoes; horseback riding on sand. 00:38:29 LA of statue of King Kamehameha. Uncle Sam & Mr. C continue arguing w/ Conscience saying: Its amazing how much you can see w/ your head buried in the sand.” Uncle Sam napping, voice over of Mr. C & Sam debating. Superimposed pictures of Japanese & Hawaiian scenics; strikes; military leaders; fires. WW2 Patriotism; Ethnic; Japanese-Americans; Spies; Preparedness; Racial Mix; Docudrama; 1941; USA Government Propaganda; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate.

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