00:00 Process plate, moving reverse view from automobile driving down city sidewalk, daytime; large city in Japan, late 1940s. Shot passes by shops and many pedestrians, who look at camera.
00:56 Similar shot, probably reverse shot.
01:47 Similar shot on more crowded sidewalk with stalls of sidewalk sellers on each side
03:02 Process plate, reverse 3/4 view, daytime, shot from sidewalk towards street (same street). United States military bus passes by.
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December 3, 2019 Subject:
Walk on by
Very cool footage here, just what looks to be a camera on a mount of some sort (a cart?) and just slowly going up the sidewalk in late 1940s Japan. Some of the people look up, most don't. It's a great piece of Japanese everyday life, and is reccomended!
July 18, 2016 Subject:
I'm a Japanese.
Thank you for uploading a film of old japan.
It's very interesting!