• Short Summary

    FROM TOKYO AND ALL PARTS OF JAPAN, THOUSANDS CROSSED THE FAMOUS DOUBLE STONE BRIDGE TO THE IMPERIAL PALACE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO TAKE PART IN THE CEREMONY OF GREETINGS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 62ND BIRTHDAY OF EMPEROR HIROHITO.

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    FROM TOKYO AND ALL PARTS OF JAPAN, THOUSANDS CROSSED THE FAMOUS DOUBLE STONE BRIDGE TO THE IMPERIAL PALACE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO TAKE PART IN THE CEREMONY OF GREETINGS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 62ND BIRTHDAY OF EMPEROR HIROHITO.

    BY THE END OF THE DAY THE EMPEROR, ACCOMPANIED Y EMPRESS, CROWN PRINCE AKIHITO AND PRINCE YOSHI, HAD MOUNTED THE SPECIALLY ERECTED DAIS SEVEN TIMES TO GREET THE VISITORS - MORE THAN 100,000 IN NUMBER.

    ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICES, BUSINESS FIRMS, BANKS AND SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED FOR THE DAY AND BY 8 A.M., WHEN THE GATES OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE WERE OPENED, A CROWD OF MORE THAN A THOUSAND WERE WAITING.

    GOVERNMENT LEADERS WERE AMONG THE 200 GUESTS AT A NOON LUNCHEON AT THE IMPERIAL PALACE.IN THE AFTERNOON THE EMPEROR RECEIVED MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6KEX860NKZR9PK4EYIIC3A3MF
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KEX860NKZR9PK4EYIIC3A3MF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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