The following are the descriptions of part of the film
Far left---Referee Underhill holding the ball walking toward the
camera. Next to Underhill also walking toward the camera, whose
hair is groomed by brilliantine is Shisho Ka, Taiwan-born, Waseda
University student. He plays one of the halfbacks and scores two
tries in this match.
While Vancouver Rep are lined up on the halfway line, Jack
Tyrwhitt, President of the British Columbia Rugby Union receives a
JRFU flag from Yasuyoshi Kawame, Tour Manager of Japan.
James Fyfe Smith, President of the Canadian Rugby Union kicks
the ball at ceremonial opening before kickoff. The ball on the
ground is leaning quite forward. Referee Underhill standing at the
halfway line watching.
Japanese national team getting ready for kickoff and their first
match of the tour is under way.
Lineout - A Japanese player throws the ball to the lineout
unusually hard like a baseball pitching.
A Vancouver player attempts conversion kick but misses. Before
kicking, the ball is held upright by another Vancouver player. But
the player somehow fails to keep the ball upright just before the
attempt. The kicker seems to be upset about the poor support from
his teammate. Referee leaning forward nearby the kicker.
Nemoto kicks conversion after Mitsugu Fujii's first try of the
tour. Harry Lord, touch judge in white jacket, standing by the left
stick of the goal post raises the touch flag.
Hiroshi Iwamae, another touch judge on duty.
A Japanese player in motion to kick conversion with support from
his teammate who is holding the ball. Referee Underhill bending
forward, staring at the ball on the ground. The film doesn't show
whether the conversion was successful or not. However, it is
thought the conversion was missed because the only score Japan
gained through kicks in the first half was one conversion by Nemoto
according to the record.
Halftime show. The Police Pipe Band marches on the ground.
A Japanese player attempts conversion while several Vancouver
players try to charge down the ball. The attempt is missed. Harry
Lord, standing by the left stick of the goal post, signals failure
of the attempt by waving the touch flag below. This conversion
attempt is thought to be made after Shisho Ka scored an opening try
in the second half.
PG attempt by the visitors. But the ball goes wide to the right.
Again, Harry Lord waves the flag below.
Far right, the ball can be seen on the ground. Although the film
is blurred, referee Underhill appears to be leaning forward.
Unfortunately the kicking scene cannot be clearly seen but it looks
a Japanese player who was presumably holding the ball gets up from
the ground after the ball was kicked. The trajectory of the ball
can be observed. As some Vancouver players can be seen standing
near the post, this scene is thought to be a conversion attempt by
Yagai after Tanaka scores a try, according to the record.
Japan puts the ball in scrum but it is lost. Vancouver halfback
gets the ball and is in motion to deliver it to their backs while
Japanese backs pressing up field.
Vancouver on defense inside their 22. After a Japanese player
was tackled, the ball moves wide to the right. Then, the ball
carrier runs to the left. The end of the footage.