• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HIROHITO OF JAPAN AND THE IMPERIAL FAMILY GREETED 1962 FROM A NEW SETTING - THE JUST COMPLETED, TWO-STOREY, AIR CONDITIONED FUKIAGE PALACE IN TOKYO.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ROYAL FAMILY WALKING IN PALACE GROUNDS.
    0.05

    2.
    SV HITO PLAYING WITH EMPRESS.
    0.11

    3.
    CU EMPRESS SMILING.
    0.13

    4.
    CU EMPEROR.
    0.17

    5.
    BACK V...ROYAL FAMILY WALK UP STEPS.
    0.27

    6.
    SCU HITO DOWN SLIDE.
    0.34

    7.
    GV DITTO.
    0.42

    8.
    CU PRINCE HITO DOWN SLIDE.
    0.47

    9.
    CU EMPEROR AND MICHIKO.
    0.51

    10.
    CU PRINCE AKIHITO WITH PRINCE YOSHI.
    0.54

    11.
    LV INT..EMPEROR AND EMPRESS SEATED WITH PRINCE HITO.
    0.56

    12.
    SCU EMPRESS AND MICHIKO PLAYING WITH PRINCE HITO.
    1.00

    13.
    CU PRINCE AKIHITO LOOKS ON.
    1.03

    14.
    CU MICHIKO.
    1.06

    15.
    SV MICHIKO SHOWS PICTURE BOOK TO HER SON.
    1.17



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: EMPEROR HIROHITO OF JAPAN AND THE IMPERIAL FAMILY GREETED 1962 FROM A NEW SETTING - THE JUST COMPLETED, TWO-STOREY, AIR CONDITIONED FUKIAGE PALACE IN TOKYO.

    THE FIFTEEN ROOM PALACE WAS BUILT TO REPLACE THE OLD IMPERIAL RESIDENCE DESTROYED DURING AIR RAIDS ON THE CITY IN WORLD WAR TWO.

    INSPECTING IT ON THE DAY THE EMPEROR TOOK POSSESSION WERE OTHER MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY INCLUDING EMPRESS NAGAKO, PRINCESS MICHIKO, CROWN PRINCE AKIHITO, PRINCE MASAHITO AND THE FUTURE HEIR TO THE THRONE, PRINCE HITO, WHO WAS SOON DEEPLY INVOLVED IN TRYING HIS SKILL ON A SLIDE BOARD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9U9LDVPV0AVAH75OZCRC6R4WE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9U9LDVPV0AVAH75OZCRC6R4WE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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