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  • Short Summary

    Japanese royal family watching sporting event.

  • Description

    Japan.

    Several shots of the Japanese Emperor Hirohito his wife Nagako, son Akihito and several other people driving in an open chariot to watch sporting event. MS. Japanese royals seated on dais watching the sports. CU. Emperor Hirohito chatting to his son, Crown Prince Akihito. MS. The family smiling and clapping as they watch horse riding and quite unusual race. Men are racing backwards with bags over their heads and their heads in front of their knees. CU. The young Prince takes a photograph.

    Note - date found in the old record - 21/04/1947.

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    Film ID:
    2150.19
    Media URN:
    63853
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:55:00 / 01:43:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 1669 C

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