- Title: CF820
21st March 1946 – 1st April 1946
Aftermath of the atom bomb on Hiroshima
Colour footage shot near ground zero showing the extent of the devastation in the vicinity of one of the bridges spanning the river running through the centre of the city. Goddess Kwannon toppled from base, due to effect of blast. The base from which the Goddess of Mercy Kwannon was toppled by blast. The prone statue of "Goddess of Mercy" looking skyward. A headless wooden statue, dressed in carved flowing robe, which was felled by blast. Showing the effect of blast on a granite post supporting a pine tree which was growing almost horizontal. Steel door opened shows the bowing effect. Laborers push long bamboo on a cart and two women and children and a horse wagon pass camera. A streetcar burned as a sanitary measure. A red and white poster for upcoming election. The Industrial Exhibition museum, Chugoku Newspaper Building, several other structures including the watchmakers’ building, the red tram and Shinto shrines.
- Master Title:CF820