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The Mask of Nippon

1942 21 min
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An anti-Japanese propaganda film produced during World War II.

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The Mask of Nippon

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An anti-Japanese propaganda film produced during World War II.
This work contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • director
    Margaret Palmer
  • producer
    Stuart Legg
  • script
    Stuart Legg
  • narrator
    Lorne Greene
  • music
    Lucio Agostini
    Louis Applebaum

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Ages 16 to 17
During World War II, two powers viewed themselves as “superior races” and sought to impose their imperialist visions on the rest of the world. After explaining Hitler’s Nazi ideology for students, show this film and ask students to list all the similarities they can find between the German and Japanese ideologies.
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