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  • Description

    Part of Dublin issue.

    Title: "Jap Birthday Celebrations".

    Imperial Japan celebrates her 2600th birthday.

    L/S of large crowd. Various shots of Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako standing very formally on dais where they are presented with a scroll. Various C/Us of people in crowd, they are standing rigidly to attention in straight rows watching the ceremony. They are the men and women who were the specially invited audience to watch the ceremony which is in honour of the Japanese anniversary, includes some army officers. L/S of crowd looking at pagoda shaped stage.

    Various shots of dancers performing ritual dance in traditional costume on platform between audience and the Emperor. L/S of Emperor and Empress on stage. L/S of crowd raising their arms to salute Royalty, they then all bow.

    Various night shots of torch light procession along crowded floodlit streets. M/S of large burning torch. Various shots of carnival floats moving along crowd lined streets at night. Jubilant crowds cheer, there are lots of Japanese flags.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37747
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1067.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:09:00 / 01:40:13:00
    Canister:
    41/7
    Sort Number:
    41/007
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Japan, 1900-1945 Empire of Japan
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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