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  • Short Summary

    Prince Hirohito of Japan is greeted by King George V on his first trip to Britain. He pays respects at Cenotaph.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Banzai! King and people welcome 22 year old Prince Hirohito, Crown Prince of Japan - who has left his homeland for first time to visit Britain. London and Portsmouth.

    M/S as Hirohito poses in a naval uniform. M/S as he walks round the ship, King George V salutes and shakes hands with him. L/S of a ship firing, M/S of another big ship in the dock. The party walks down the gangplank. M/S as the Prince walks along with military people. M/S as a train drives past and soldiers salute. L/S of the Royal parade driving down the street as crowds wave and cheer.

    Intertitle - 'Homage to our Glorious Dead - The Prince at the Cenotaph.'

    The Prince gets out of his car and salutes. He bows at the cenotaph and others lay a wreath. M/S as he chats to other dignitaries, he salutes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:21:00 / 01:13:49:00
    G 771

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