• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON LUNCHED WITH EMPEROR HIROHITO YESTERDAY, (22 SEPT.) THEIR FIRST DAY OF OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS AS GUESTS OF THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON LUNCHED WITH EMPEROR HIROHITO YESTERDAY, (22 SEPT.) THEIR FIRST DAY OF OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS AS GUESTS OF THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT. THE LUNCHEON TOOK PLACE AT THE IMPERIAL PALACE IN TOKYO.

    SOME 2,000 FLAG-WAVING JAPANESE CROWDED THE ENTRANCE OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE AS THE BRITISH ROYAL COUPLE ARRIVED.

    THE COUPLE ALSO HAD AFTERNOON TEA WITH PRINCESS CHICHIBU AND LATER HAD COCKTAILS AT THE BRITISH EMBASSY WITH ABOUT 100 JAPANESE AND FOREIGN JOURNALISTS BEFORE DINING WITH PRIME MINISTER EISAKU SATO.

    ON FRIDAY THEY CEASE TO BET THE GUEST OF THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT AND BECOME SALES PROMOTERS FOR A BRITISH TRADE AND CULTURAL WEEK.

    THEY WILL VISIT 12 DEPARTMENT STORES DISPLAYING BRITISH PRODUCTS, ATTEND THE PREMIER OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR FILM "THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN" AS WELL AS VARIOUS PARTIES AND RECEPTIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5CJKP8QSCGV914IQ0R40MAKQC
    Media URN:
    VLVA5CJKP8QSCGV914IQ0R40MAKQC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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