• Short Summary

    The biggest passenger liner built in Britain since World War II docks at Yokohama, Japan, bringing more than 1,500 tourists for a three-day look at Japan - particularly the scenic resorts of Kanagawa.

  • Description

    The biggest passenger liner built in Britain since World War II docks at Yokohama, Japan, bringing more than 1,500 tourists for a three-day look at Japan - particularly the scenic resorts of Kanagawa.

    The F & O 42,000-ton Oriana receives a gala welcome at Yokohama when the ship arrives on her around-the-world cruise.The GBP14 million luxury liner's passengers make the most of their sightseeing opportunities in the scenic Kanagawa area surrounding Yokohama.Camera-conscious Japanese are impressed at the number of Britains equipped with cameras -- who soon are to be found everywhere in the port area, filming the Great Buddha at Kamakura or the Hachiman Temple gate along with the numerous tourist attractions of the area.

    The Oriana is the largest tour ship to call at Japan since the end of World War II, and receives considerable attention in the press.In tourist-happy Japan, the arrival of the big ship is a sure harbinger of spring and an estimated 150,000 visitors from abroad.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TDQ6OIG5EAZKYP11YH1R65NH
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TDQ6OIG5EAZKYP11YH1R65NH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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