Emperor Hirohito and Empress appear before crowds on Japanese Independence Day.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel titles read: 'JAPAN MARKS NEWLY-WON INDEPENDENCE'.
Imperial Palace, Tokyo.
L/S of Hirohito and the Empress walking across courtyard. L/S of Hirohito walking onto speaking platform. General view of crowd greeting the Emperor - natural sound as they shout out 'Banzai!' and punch the air. General view panning across crowds in front of the Palace. L/S of Emperor and Empress standing on platform. M/S of raising the Rising Sun Flag. L/S US, UNO and Japanese flags flying at top of building.