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Film, Video Manchukuo Alternate title from main titles: Manchuria

About this Item

Title

  • Manchukuo

Other Title

  • Alternate title from main titles: Manchuria

Summary

  • Depicts the Japanese occupation of Manchukuo. Describes the mechanization of industry. Includes scenes showing coal and iron mines, steel mills, railroads, government buildings, new housing, native Chinese life, shops and trade, the Russian influence in Harbin, the raising of soy beans, schools, and hospitals.

Names

  • Bryan, Julien H. (Julien Hequembourg), 1899-1974 cinematographer
  • Eastman Kodak Company. Teaching Films Division, production company, film distributor

Created / Published

  • United States : Eastman Kodak Co., Teaching Films Division, c1938.

Headings

  • -  Japanese--China--Manchuria
  • -  Manchuria (China)--Description and travel
  • -  Manchuria (China)--Social life and customs

Genre

  • Travelogues (Motion pictures)
  • Educational films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  MP8499 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Eastman Kodak Co., Teaching Films Division (Julien Bryan, author); 9Feb38; MP8499.
  • -  Camera, Julien Bryan.
  • -  Original catalog record indicated that Encyclopædia Britannica Films, Inc. rereleased this film ca. 1945, as no. 1081. This information does not appear on film and could not be confirmed in outside sources.
  • -  Viewing prints are tinted yellow, but the digital copy is without tinting.
  • -  Copy 1 of the viewing print is lacking main titles.
  • -  In the copyright statement "Julien Bryan, author" means that he is the creator of the original film. According to Lisa M. Rabin in "Screening Good Neighbors", Bryan took the footage for Manchukuo for Eastman Kodak Teaching Films.
  • -  Summary taken from old LC catalog card, FiA 55-92.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; M/B/RS copyright descriptions; M/B/RS Eastman classroom film teaching guides; MBRS Film and Television catalog card; Rabin, L. "Screening 'Good Neighbors': The Educational Uses of Julien Bryan's Latin American Shorts Along the US Circuits of 16mm, 1940-1947 viewed online April 27, 2022 via The journal for media history online.

Medium

  • 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 11 min.) : si., b&w.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 350 ft.) : si., b&w (tinted); 16 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 400 ft.) : si., b&w (tinted); 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAA 4232 (viewing print)
  • FAA 5079 (viewing print, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • U.S. Government Films Collection (Library of Congress)
  • George Eastman House Collection (Library of Congress)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • fia55000092

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Bryan, Julien H. , Cinematographer. Manchukuo. produceds by Eastman Kodak Company. Teaching Films Divisionuction Company, Film Distributor United States: Eastman Kodak Co., Teaching Films Division, 1938. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/fia55000092/.

APA citation style:

Bryan, J. H. (1938) Manchukuo. Eastman Kodak Company. Teaching Films Divisionuction Company, F. D., prod United States: Eastman Kodak Co., Teaching Films Division. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/fia55000092/.

MLA citation style:

Bryan, Julien H. , Cinematographer. Manchukuo. prod by Eastman Kodak Company. Teaching Films Divisionuction Company, Film Distributor United States: Eastman Kodak Co., Teaching Films Division, 1938. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/fia55000092/>.