Review of “Olympic Games on Dankichi Island” (1932)

Moving picture, 2 minutes

Seen in 2016.

The boy Dankichi, drawn in white, watches and ultimately wins a silly competition with blackface natives and animals on some tropical island.

Casual racism.

References here: “Sanko and the Octopus: A Fight Over a Fortune” (1933).

moving picture animation Japanese production fiction