• Short Summary

    VISNEWS Apl 29 filmed hundreds of thousands of cheering Japanese as they crossed the Nijubashi Bridge into the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

  • Description

    VISNEWS Apl 29 filmed hundreds of thousands of cheering Japanese as they crossed the Nijubashi Bridge into the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. They had come to greet Emperor Hirohito on the occasion of his 58th birthday.

    Traditionally the Japanese royal family appeared on the Palace balcony seven times during the day. Three times in the morning ans four times in the afternoon. Crown Prince Akihito and his bride Michiko made the appearance beside the Emperor, whose youngest daughter,Princess Suga--she's herself recently become engaged--was also there.

    On every appearance a great about of 'Banzai' came from the throats of the assembled multitude.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC10TRTM5CWAWO9N49THA6AZCZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAC10TRTM5CWAWO9N49THA6AZCZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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