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Prelude to War R2 Pt 2 of 3

Reel Number: 221131-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1940,1942

Country: China,Japan,USA Germany Italy

Location: manchuria,mukden

TC Begins: 09:34:25

TC Ends: 09:43:03

Duration: 00:08:38

Continued.... Admiral Yamamoto speaks of Japanese desires, narration over. Japanese marching troops superimposed over Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC. Animated map showing radio masts in the tripartite countries sending out propaganda. Radio tower w/ word Lies transmitted repeatedly (GOOD) 09:35:55 Medal presented to Italian mother for bearing most sons. Lebensborn, young German women down street, Incredible shots of hundreds of crying babies tended by three nurses. 09:36:56 CU Mussolini, Hitler, German army. Graphic showing German military budget. Huge Nazi military parade w/ tanks & troops, Luftwaffe flyover, more parade, shipyard. American newspaper headlines re cost of war. Japanese military parade. Animated map war clouds over Manchuria, dagger pierces map, date Sept. 18th 1931. Map shows Japanese incursion into Manchuria. Mukden incident, CU destroyed railway track, Japanese attack Manchuria at Mukden. Japanese army cross border from Korea, animated map. Puppet ruler Pu Yi, 09:40:34 Henry Stimson denounces Japanese aggression, League of Nations team including Lord Lytton & Frank McCoy go to Manchuria. Lord Lytton delivers report denouncing Japan’s seizure of Manchuria. Brief Ext. League of Nations, interiors League censures Japan as aggressor nation. Japanese delegate speaks (SOF) & Japan leave the League. Brief montage America, England, France re not convinced enough to go to war over Manchuria. Continued... Pre-WWII; Propaganda; Pre-WW2 History;

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