Prisoners of propaganda

Australia, 1987

Film
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In 1943, the Imperial Japanese Army Secret Service forced a group of Australian servicemen to appear in a film to show the “exemplary” conditions under which Prisoners of War were treated by Japan. This program looks at the mysterious story behind that film, titled, Calling Australia.

Credits

Duration

00:59:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017475

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Propaganda

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Prisoners of war

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Propaganda

History → Propaganda

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-1 Digital File - 2MB Rate; Copy

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