"Documentary: On the life of rural rice farm families in Japan." National Archives.
Full title: Tambo: Rice Fields; A Springtime Ramble in Rural Japan.
The Religious Motion Picture Foundation added Tambo to its rental library in 1936 (Movie Makers, Dec. 1936, 530).
This film is available in the Harmon Foundation Collection held by the National Archives, as well as the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers Collection held by the East Anglian Film Archive. "Stock footage" from this film is also available via Critical Past.
Harmon Foundation Collection, National Archives;
Institute of Amateur Cinematographers Collection, East Anglian Film Archive
"Documentary: On the life of rural rice farm families in Japan. Reel 1: Shows cherry blossoms, small animals, and Spring festivities. Men and women prepare rice seedbeds and transplant young shoots in paddies. Shows silkworm cultivation, and children at play. Reel 2: Illustrates how Japanese use grass, weeds and raw sewage to mulch and fertilize rice paddies. People at Spring Festival." Via National Archives.