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  • Short Summary

    Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan, and big parades mark the event in Kyoto.

  • Description

    HIROHITO, EMPEROR OF JAPAN.

    Item title reads - BANZAI! BANZAI!! BANZAI!!! With centuries' old ceremonial and to plaudits of teeming multitudes of his subjects, Emperor Hirohito ascends the Throne of his ancestors. Kyoto, Japan.

    Various shots of crowds of people parading through the streets in ornate costumes. Japanese flags are draped around the city. L/S of Guards in slow procession. Schoolchildren wave their flags in three cheers. L/S as people in the crowd bow. More shots of parade through streets, a band marches around the corner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    770.32
    Media URN:
    35485
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:38:00 / 01:59:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1562

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