• Short Summary

    The Emperor reviews troops at the end of successful manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Oyama, Japan. Emperor Hirohito reviews Nippon's highly trained army at termination of annual manoeuvres."

    Oyama, Japan.

    Shots of Emperor Hirohito riding a white horse.

    Shots of Japanese troops on manoeuvres. Small tanks, artillery, etc. Shots of officers watching the scene through binoculars.

    Crowds watching. Soldiers do drill display. They march past the Emperor. Horse drawn field guns follow in the parade and then we see cavalry troops.

    The voiceover discusses the number of troops the Japanese army could call up in time of war.

    This material is from 1930s Extras Reel 1 - keep separately from original newsreels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    709.02
    Media URN:
    6202
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:15:00 / 01:02:04:00
    Canister:
    30/60

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