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Japs Bomb U.S.A.!

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Description "Remember Pearl Harbor! Here is the fateful record of the treacherous Jap attack! Actual bombing scenes! Filmed on the spot! Dive-bombing planes! Heroic defense by Americans! Here is grim history .. on film .. for now and posterity. The beginning of the most tremendous struggle of our day! The film every projector owner must possess! Don't wait! Get Castle Films' 'JAPS BOMB U.S.A.'" (Movie Makers, Jan-Dec 1942, 6) "Newsreel pictures of the attack of Dec. 7, 1941, on Pearl Harbor. Closes with America's ringing answer to the enemy challenge." (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 5). This American newsreel portrays the attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath of the strike. Includes footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's December 8th "Infamy" speech in front of a joint session of Congress.Part of a longer series titled "The News Parade".
Creator Castle Films
Contributor Eugene W. Castle: edited by
Date Issued 1941
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 09:43
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage Honolulu, Hawaii
Temporal Coverage December 7th, 1941