Title: JAPAN SCREEN TOPICS

Collection Number: 0045

Span Dates: 1974-1983

Creator: David Shepard

Extent: 100 Reels

Links: Japan Screen Topics Media Online

Subject(s): Japanese newsreels , International Motion Picture Co., Inc. , Tokyo , Japan , Prime Minister Eisaku Sato , Nobel Prize for Peace , Malaysia , Singapore , President Yusof bin Ishak , Lee Kuan Yew , Laos , Indonesia , Manila , Vietnam , Premier Prince Souvanna Phouma , General Suharto , Ferdinand Marcos , Philippines , Nguyen Van Thieu , Takeo Miki , official residence , Okinawa’s International Expo 75 , Yokohama Silk Museum , kimonos , Japan Telephone and Telegraph Corporation , Ohsaki , aerospace , Tsukuba Space Center , Paper Museum , Expo’s Marine Life Zoo , Sports Day , Emperor , Empress , America , White House , Gerald Ford , Woods Hole Massachusetts , Disneyland , Hybrid Electric car , Noriko Kobayashi , Miss Kobayashi , Princess Nori , Prince Aya , Hitachi , Hiro , Imperial Family , bonsai trees , Hokkaido , Sapporo Street , Kabuki , Christian Dior , Tama apartment complex , Shinjuku Gyoen Gardens , cherry blossoms , Saisei Maru , Osaka Castle , Nakanoshima Center Building , Tsukiji fish market , Masayoshi Ohira , Tokoyo Tower , Vice Premier Takeo Fukuda , Communist Party Chairman Kenji Miyamoto , Socialist Party Chairman Tomomi Narita , Yoshikatsu Takeiri , Komei Party , Ikko Kasuga , Democratic-Socialist Party , New Liberal Club , Mt. Fuji , Mount , Meiji Shrine , Sensoji Temple , Karuta card game , Kodokan , Judo , Zen Buddhism , Walter Mondale , Noriku Yamashita , quintuplets , Yoyogi National Stadium , figure skating , sake , Crown Prince Akihito , Crown Princess Michiko , Harumi Pier , Hamamatsu City , kites , Hiroshima , Shinjuku , Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces , Enoshima Aquarium , Mount Usu , volcanic eruption , Bernard Leach , Matsumoto , Kamakura , monks , Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine , International Toy Fair , earthquakes , Yokohama , Motor Show , Project Sunshine , Yomeimon Gate , Ieyasu Tokugawa , samurai , undersea tunnel , Mt. Iwaki , Honshu , Nagasaki Harbor , Dejima , Sofukuji , China , Isamu Kawakami , Kanazawa , Kenrokuen Park , Saigawa River , marathon , Narita , Kurashiki , Ohara Museum of Art , Setonaikai , Izu Peninsula , Shimoda , fishermen , 12th World Stamp Show , Takarazuka City , Takayama City , amusement parks , temples , Kofu , Shosen-kyo Gorge , Yura Bay , Japan Marine Science and Technology Center , computers , Jingu Shrine , Arai Fire Dancers , Nebuta festival , traditional handicrafts , Aizu Wakamatsu , Mt. Aizu Bandai , dog groomers , Yokohama , shipping , powerlifting , chrysanthemums , Miyazaki , Kyushu , supertrain , Shinkansen , elections , Toshio Komoto , Hagi yaki , Akiyoshi , Ise City , pearls , Kyoto , armor , kendama , Hakodate , United States Ambassador to Japan Mike Mansfield , Akasaka Palace , unicycles , 13th Tokyo International Trade Fair , Sanja Matsuri , Three Shrines Festival , Jimmy Carter , State Visits , Canadian Premier Joe Clark , Margaret Thatcher , Giullio Andreotti , Chancellor Helmut Schmidt , Tokyo Summit , Valery Giscard d’Estaing , school , children playing , safety training , Aichi Prefecture , UNICEF , Oji Zoo , Kobe , Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum , Ueno , lunar eclipse , Election Administration Committee , Ryosaku Sasaki , farming , bicycles , Electronics Show , women’s marathon , robots , Nagano , wind power , soba noodles , pandas ; Meiji-mura , Morioka , Kitagami River , circus , Ichio Asukata , candidates , funerals , Shigeko Ohira , Hua Guofeng , International Birdman Rally , Koichi Murayama , police , firemen , civil servants , Chiba City , Matsudo , National Diet Building , Cabinet posts , Vienna Boys’ Choir , National Museum , Aburatsubo Marine Park , Ikebukuro district , Odori Park , solar energy , Port Island , Portopia , Fuyo Group , Matsushita Pavilion , Hiroko Yamazaki , rice fields , Asakusa , Disaster Prevention , Langley Racing Angels , airports , Enoshima Yacht Club , Olympic teams , communication , ski jumping , Etorofu , Kunashiri Shikotan , Habomai Group , soviet occupation , Suzuki , origami , Disaster Evacuation Center , earthquakes , Maritime Self-Defense Force , National Physical Fitness Day , school children , oddities , military maneuvers , karakuri ningyo , dolls , motor show , rocket launch , Seiji Fujishiro , silhouette dramas , balloons , Sapporo Snow Festival , wildlife , monkeys , Asahikawa , woodcarving , zoos , Boy’s Day Celebration , mechanical puppets , Superexpresss Train , Tsuma-ori gasa , ceremonial parasols , fireworks , Yamazaki Machinery Works , Yokahama , Hydroponic Farming , engineering , archery , Ginza Tokyo , Sound and Light Parade , Dual Mode Bus System , Mizuhiki ornaments , Bugaku dance , Yasuhiro Nakasone , Shintaro Abe , Donald Rumsfeld , King Hussein , ice skating , skiing , Mitsubishi Eight rowing team , Coming-of-Age Day , Genpukushiki , Setsubun , Bean-Throwing Festival , sumo wrestlers , wrestling , The Cosmos girl band , theater , performance , Nihon University , Takarazuka Opera Company

Notes:
The Japan Screen Topics Collection consists of 100 16mm color newsreels that were shot between 1974 and 1983. Filming took place both in Japan and abroad. The contents of each reel are cataloged in English by the production company, International Motion Picture Co., Inc. Subjects include: Japanese and world political leaders, space exploration, museums, expositions and fairs, science, technology, fashion, cuisine, medicine, finance, art, sports, environment, history, religion, transportation, architecture, famous landmarks, politics, education, travel, and human interest stories.

Citation: Japan Screen Topics Collection, Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive, University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

Location: USC Hefner Archive

Access: Available by appointment or in some cases digital scans for a fee.

 

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