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