• Short Summary

    Japanese Crown Prince, Akihito, arrives in Britain for the Coronation.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire. The heir to the Japanese throne arrives for the Coronation. According to the voiceover Ex-Servicemen protested about his visit.

    SV. Crown Prince Akihito of Japan waving from deck of liner ship 'Queen Elizabeth'. & CU. SV. Pressmen. LV. Prince Akihito walks to mike. CU. Prince Akihito speaking (nat. snd.) "It is a very great pleasure for me to be invited by her majesty the Queen to attend her Coronation on behalf of my Father, the Emperor. My journey from Japan to this country has been full of new Experiences for me, and I am now looking forward to my stay in Great Britain" SV. Pressmen. SV. Prince Akihito walks away from mikes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    74.14
    Media URN:
    28360
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:31:00 / 01:52:25:00
    Canister:
    53/31

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