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    Princess Alexandra visits temples and a pearl farm in Japan.

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    Full title reads: "Princess Tours Japan - Technicolor".

    Japan. Princess Alexandra visits temples and pearl farm.

    BV Group of children in uniform walking towards temple at Nada (?). Various shots of temples. LV The Princess walking through the crowds and waving. GV Crowds of children around the Princess. LV Children in Uniform waving flags. SV The Princess talking to one of the priests. CU Children waving. SV Pan the Princess walks towards one of the temples. Angle shot Temple pan down to show the Princess going into the temple. VS of Japanese people waiting to see Princess. GV Princess and the party coming away from the temple.

    LV Two Japanese women in traditional costume walk along shore of lake. LV Pan as the Princess walks along the shore of the lake towards camera. SV as the Princess walks away from camera and arriving at the gardens for the tea ceremony. Various shots of women in kimonos etc. SV Princess awaiting her tea. Various shots of women performing the Japanese tea ceremony. SV Pan the Princess takes her gloves off to accept the tea from one of the girls. SV The Princess drinking her tea and the girl who served it bows and walks away Various shots of group as tea ceremony is performed.

    CU various Geisha girls. Shots of Japanese gardens with swans on lake. LV Pan as the Princess holding an umbrellas walks across stepping stones across stream. LV Princess introduced to Geisha girls. Girls perform dance with fans. SV The Princess watching.

    Various shots of the Mikimoto Pearl Island. SV Pan the Princess walking onto the island. Various CUs of diving girls. GV as the Princess standing on the end of pier to watch the diving. VS of girls diving in to start getting pearls. LV The Princess getting into a boat and come out and have a closer look. GV Princess in a row boat up close to the girls. Shots of oysters on pier and being opened. CU harvest of pearls. SV Zoom into CU group of the pearl diving girls standing round and hanging onto the Princess zoom back to SV.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:33:00 / 01:44:18:00

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