China. (1942)

Film-document №68016 2 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Kuper Berdzh

Reel №1

China on the map, geographic location, Yellow River and Yangtze River, numerous channels, which serve communication.

Chinese boat with high sail.

Primitive irrigation system of fields.

Chinese twist wheel drive system feet, planting rice, plowing oxen.

PNRM. the fields.

The ancient Chinese civilization, the invention of paper, porcelain, silk prints, ceramics.

Great Wall, view of the city.

The map highlights Japan, which for centuries copied the way of life in China.

Japanese family for tea, a potter at work, a woman rubs the paint.

In H1H century China were Europeans: Britain, France, Germany, Russia, rooted in China, was opened in the cities of trade concessions.

The Government of Japan has observed, as the Europeans are moving to the Far East.

Japanese Emperor on horseback with his retinue.

The building of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, Japan is now simulates already Europe. 8 million people in Japan were employed in the industry, there was able to industrialize.

Workers in manufacturing, in the port.

Activity began to trade.

But Japan lacked raw materials, which were in abundance in China: coal, iron, cotton, silk (scheme).

The rulers of Japan decided to take China as the first step in a campaign to conquer the east.

Japanese generals at a meeting of the map.

China also decided to get rid of the emperor.

Beijing traffic, double decker buses, rickshaws.

The rallies in the square, stands the Sun Yat Sen.

Operate military factories.

There is a mobilization of the population.

The Civil War.

Chinese workers work on defense.

Chinese workers settlement.

For the development of new technologies have to learn, the people in the library.

Feet to the time in China was able to suppress the province and to begin action on China's modernization, the Japanese war machine was ready to attack.

In 1931, it takes place the capture of Manchuria.

Since Japan's industry was in crisis, by far-fetched because the Japanese declared the northern part of China - Manchuria - an independent state.

Japan seizes Chinese coal (work at the mine).

China begins organizing resistance to Japanese aggression.


The Chinese government headed by Chiang Kai-shek.

Chiang Kai-shek and his wife surrounded by the military on the steps of the building.

He tries to avoid direct conflict with Japan until it reorganizes the army.

The Chinese army is marching in the parade.

The Chinese Communists are opposed to the policy of Chiang Kai shek.

Chinese people are engaged in the construction and reorganization of the economy.

There are co-ops.

The government is building new roads.

With the help of advisers of the League government is trying to cope with the flood of the Yellow and Yangtze rivers.

Open hospitals and schools.

Children play on the break, lunch, eating rice with chopsticks, run.

By 1936, Chiang Kai-shek and the Communists decided to present a united front against Japan.

Chiang Kai-shek and his entourage.

Demonstration of Chinese.

The Japanese plan to capture the major Chinese cities.

Japanese planes bombed China.

Map, Japan plans within three weeks to occupy the city of Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hanko, ports, cut the roads that lead from north to south

Key words

China, Japan, river, agriculture, invention, monarch, military industry, work, harbor, city, transport, plant, civil war, a library, Chiang Kai-shek, rally, parade, Communists, children, school, aircraft

Reel №2

In 1937, Japanese troops invaded China from the north to the Great Wall of China, on Shanghai from the sea.

Japanese planes bombed Shanghai, fleeing soldiers.

In the city of explosions and fires.

Japanese soldiers in the city.

But Japan has not achieved the surrender of China.

Footage of the heroic defense of Shanghai.

Firefighters extinguish a fire.

Flying Japanese planes.

A man carries a child through the ruins.

Wounded civilians Chinese residents.

Map of China.

Population will organize assistance to the front.

Farmers carry loads, women work.

All that could be used by the Japanese deliberately destroyed.

In the Yangtze River, Chinese troops have ceased to strengthen the coast, dismantled railway, to use it elsewhere.

In the province of Chungking focused new resistance engine.

Chungking City became the new capital of China.

People read the summary on the wall, hang promotional posters.

Gallops cavalry, artillery firing Chinese.

Attack Corps.

There is a military train soldiers.

The Japanese captured the only center, ports and railways.

Moving Japanese troops.

Guerrilla Chinese compound move freely on the territory.

The population helps the army and the guerrillas.

They, in turn, contribute to the spread of knowledge among farmers.

There were industrial cooperatives, launched production of weapons.

Women and girls knit socks for soldiers.

However, heavy weapons, tanks, planes, China could not produce.

Japanese tanks and mechanized artillery coming down the road past the field.

Map of China.

The population of China on their own, without the heavy machinery building roads through rugged places.

China has become the necessary weapons to get outside.

The Anglo-American highway Burma Road.

When Germany invaded France, Japan was able through the Indochina block this road. 1941.

Japan entered into an open confrontation with the West.

The Japanese occupied Burma and Singapore, cutting supplies to China.

In the north-west of China was revived the ancient Silk Road, it goes on a caravan of camels with goods.

The Anglo-American planes flying to China supply.

Chiang Kai-shek and his wife met at the airport British suppliers.

When the Allies cleanse Burma from Japan, they not only will secure India from invasion of Japan, but also unlock the Burma Road.

Chinese pilots in the ranks, review of the aircraft.

Rise of Flight.

Reet flag of China

Key words

Japan, China, war, aircraft, explosions, soldiers, city, soldiers, troops, men, weapons, construction of road, Chiang Kai-shek, aviation