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Color silent amateur footage of life in the World War II Japanese American detention facility in Tule Lake, California, made 1942-1945 by teacher Charles Palmerlee.

This segment shows a title card, "Japanese Dance.. Picture of Grace & Beauty" with a graphic pagoda; a canvas stage backdrop painted with cherry trees in a hilly landscape with Mt. Fuji and Japanese text; a title card, "Ayami Kyotani"; a costumed dancer (Miss Kyotani) performs with a parasol on a stage covered with tatami mats, before a backdrop painted with barracks [dark] (01:42).

Credits: Charles Palmerlee Collection, Gift of Mrs. Charles Seward Palmerlee, Japanese American National Museum (96.47.8). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Última actualización Ago 25 2012 8:35 a.m.


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