• Short Summary

    Emperor Hirohito tours ruined city of Yokohama, he wears civilian suit.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Bowler-hatted Hirohito".

    Yokohama, Japan.

    Various shots of Japanese Emperor Hirohito in civvies on an industrial tour of ruined city. Good C/U of Hirohito in a trilby hat. Various shots of Hirohito walking among his people and raising his hat. Crowds of people bow as he passes. M/S of Hirohito and entourage getting back onto Imperial train. C/U of Hirohito. Narrator comments on more accessible, informal image of Emperor, "a startling departure fro his former godlike austerity".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1376.16
    Media URN:
    45044
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:33:00 / 01:26:18:00
    Canister:
    46/20

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    There's more footage of this event in clip 1534.28.

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