• Short Summary

    Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan visits British Museum and Tower of London while in London.

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    ENGLAND, London.
    SV Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan and companions step out of car and are greeted by British dignitaries before walking up steps to British Museum.

    LS, SV Prince and party walking through British Museum, viewing ancient stone friezes (Elgin Marbles)

    GV frontage of British Museum showing stone tableux above the entrance pan down pillars to show people walking down the steps.
    SV Crown Prince and companions standing in front of car.
    Hirohito shaking hands
    MV Hirohito sitting in car and waves as departs

    LS guards ride past Buckingham Palace.
    LS Crown Prince and party walking through crowds of people.
    LS carriage being driven through arch in Buckingham Palace courtyard.

    SV wreath at cenotaph
    GV crowd gathered at Cenotaph, flags flying from building.

    LS pan along crowd gathered by railings outside Buckingham Palace waving Japanese Flags as Carriage, carrying the Prince, passes and is driven through arch.
    GV Escort guards ride past the palace.
    GV guards stand at attention outside the Palace.
    SV guard opens car door and Prince and party step out.
    Prince and party review guard of honour

    SV Prince Hirohito and party in procession led by yeoman of the guard walk out from Tower of London
    GV guards march through arch led by band.
    MV three yeomen of the guards (Beefeaters).
    LS, SV Royal party led by yeomen walk up to entrance of Tower (Tower Bridge in b/g)
    MV military officer wearing traditional plumed helmet talking to yeoman.
    GV Tower of London, pan across
    GV, SV River boat drawn up by jetty. The party step aboard and the boat draws off.
    GV tugs and steamers in River Thames. Tower Bridge in background.
    SV River boat travelling along river, past decked out F 38 ffrigate
    Background: Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan visits British Museum and Tower of London while in London.

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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