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  • Short Summary

    Japanese Emperor Hirohito reads the country's new constitution.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Japan.

    C/U and L/S of Emperor Michinomiya Hirohito with scroll before him, he sits on dais and reads the constitution to parliament / Diet. The Emperor and Empress acknowledge the cries of the crowd when they go outside. Various shots as the crowds surge forward and the Emperor's carriage drives away.

    Possibly connected with 46/94 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1487.53
    Media URN:
    70678
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:52:00 / 01:51:37:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 092

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