Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes 1931"

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes 1931"


  • 1931 (Creation)


black-and-white films (visual works); 16mm (photographic film size); safety film; transparencies; 00:14:21

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Teruo Tsuboi and his older brother operated "Tsuboi Brothers" store, selling western-style clothing, suitcases, and jewelry for people coming from Japan. Following World War II, Teruhisa ("Ted") Tsuboi operated an in-store optometry exam room.

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Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of a 1931 trip to Japan. Footage is in black-and-white. Much of the footage is blurry. The following footage is in focus:
03:41 - Japanese schoolchildren perform at an outdoor school event
04:20 - Scenes of an aerial tram traveling up a steep mountain
06:41 - Busy street scenes and shots of a city in Japan
07:41 - Man playing golf
08:55 - Japanese family (several blurry shots)
10:55 - Scenes from a ship in rough water
12:37 - Japanese family (several blurry shots)

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

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Tsuboi Family Home Movies; MI10697

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