Kamei Fumio Retrospective [PR and Educational Films]

Hong Kong, Taipei

(“JAL sora no tabi shirizu: Honkon Taipei hen”)
- 1964 / Color / 16mm (orig. 35mm) / 23 min

Planning: Japan Airlines
Production Company, Source: Japan Document Film

This film introduces Japan Airlines’ overseas travel model itineraries to Hong Kong and Taipei. It is two-and-a-half hours from Haneda to Taipei’s International Airport via JAL’s flapship Convair CV 880. After seeing the Presidential Building, Castle Gate, the Confucian Temple, Lungshan Temple, Yangming Park, Hell Valley, and New Peitou Hot Springs, it is on to Hong Kong. After arriving at Kai Tak Airport, the film introduces such destinations as Victoria Park, the boat races in Aberdeen, Tiger Balm Park, Des Voeux Road and Macao.

• Kamei Fumio Retrospective [Pre-War Works] Hiking Song | Shape without Shape | An Introduction to Radio: The Audience | School Broadcasting | The Geology of Fuji | Airspace [Pre-War Documentary Films] Shanghai | Peking | Fighting Soldiers | Kobayashi Issa [Post-War Documentary Films] A Japanese Tragedy | Children of the Base | The People of Sunagawa | Wheat Will Never Fall | Still It’s Good to Live | Record of Blood: Sunagawa | The World Is Terrified: The Reality of the “Ash of Death” | Living in a Rough Sea | Fluttering Pigeons | Voice of Hiroshima | Men Are All Brothers | Towards a World without Arms | All Must Live: People, Insects and Birds | All Living Things Are Friends—Lullabies of Birds, Insects and Fish [Feature Films] War and Peace | A Woman’s Life | Become a Mother, Become a Woman | Woman Walking Alone on the Earth [PR and Educational Films] Poem of Life | Invitation to Japanese Architecture | Penmanship | Quiet Construction Methods | Living with Ideas: A Profile of Sharp | Let’s Weave a Rainbow | Hong Kong, Taipei | Norihei Travel Manners | The Southern Cross Is Calling | Wishing for Tomorrow’s Happiness [Other Works] Underwear Makes the Woman | The Models and the Photographer | Kamei on Kamei: A Record of Yesterday’s Film Production Discussion Group | Human Conceit: The World of Director Kamei Fumio