The Water Country

1934 , Japan (Other)

Japanese water transport.

Documentary showing different forms of water transport in Japan. Footage of a woman treading a water wheel pump, women working in paddy fields, milking goats, picking fruit, taking fruit and vegetables to the town by boat. Shots of a watermill and many different types of boats, both 'working boats' and pleasure craft.

Keywords

Boats; Water transport; Women

Background Information

This film was made by Koji Tsukamoto (also found referred to as Khoji Tsukamoto). He lived in Tokyo, Japan. He was born 12 January 1896 in Tokyo, and died 26 September 1963. Tsukamoto was a mountain photographer before he began shooting films. Most of the small-gauge films that he made were documentaries that featured nature and mountains. He was a member of Cherry Amateur Movie Society and Nippon Amateur Cine Slide Association. He served as the chair of Nippon Amateur Cine Slide Association in 1950. He was awarded medals of honour by the Government in 1962 (Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon and Medal with Purple Ribbon). See Amateur Cinema website https://www.amateurcinema.org/ Reviews in American Cinematographer 1938 https://archive.org/stream/america19asch/america19asch_djvu.txt Films known of: The Inland Sea of Japan 1928 An Alpine Conquest 1933 The Water Country 1934 Mount Zao 1935 / 1937 Mystery in the Forest 1935 / 1938 Autumn Around Fuji 1938 Dates may be date of production, or award in competition, drawn from the sources mentioned above

Manifestations

The Water Country

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    Duration
    0:11:01
    Modification Date
    24/11/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    734290
  • Barcode
    INV364952
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    Unknown
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    Duration
    0:11:01
    Modification Date
    31/08/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    724652
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    INV326731
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
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    MP4 H264 digital
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    Duration
    0:11:01
    Modification Date
    31/08/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    723859
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV351835
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:07:03
    Modification Date
    10/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    711208
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV277124
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:07:11
    Modification Date
    02/09/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    690058
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV280738
    Canonical Identifier
    2006/51
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    unknown
    Colour Type
    unknown
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:12:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    04/08/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    686130
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV187111
    Canonical Identifier
    2006/51
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    bw
    Colour Type
    bw
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:12:30
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    26/07/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    684727
    Sound
    silent

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