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  • Short Summary

    Prince Hirohito meets British Royal Family and military officials during tour of UK.

  • Description

    Japanese Prince Hirohito, along with Japanese Navy, visits Great Britain.

    Japanese officials stand in line and bow, crowds and British army officers in background. British officers standing to attention on quayside. Prince Hirohito inspecting British soldiers. Prince Hirohito getting into open carriage with British dignitaries (could be members of British Royal Family - not clear). CU Prince Hirohito on deck of ship.

    LS old battleship with sails anchored off coat firing canons, a modern warship passes. Prince Hirohito walking down gangway. Prince Hirohito and Prince of Wales (Prince Edward) walking away from ship, both wearing uniforms. MS ship in harbour, Royal Navy guard of honour on quayside, a steam train pulls in alongside the guard of honour. Various shots Royal parade through crowd lined streets of London. Various shots Prince Hirohito paying respects at war memorial (the Cenotaph).

    Royal parade past castle walls - Windsor? Royal parade entering Buckingham Palace gates with escort of Horseguards. MS deck of warship, ship's guns are being fired out to sea. Westminster Abbey with guard of honour outside. Royal parade through London. Prince Hirohito boarding ship, King George V and British Princes (unclear which) also board ship and meet Japanese officials.

    Rest of item consists of shots repeated from earlier in item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:10:00 / 01:53:21:00
    ON 378 B

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