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    Shots of a royal procession, and Prince Hirohito on visit to Britain.

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    Royal procession and visit of Prince Hirohito.

    Windsor (?), Berkshire and London.

    Various shots as royal carriages drive along roads, possibly in Windsor, past waving crowds. MS as carriage draws up. LS mayor and other officials behind carriage. MS carriage setting off. Various shots carriages driving through streets. MS officials on platform.

    Side view Japanese and British officials in uniform. Side and back view Crown Prince Hirohito in uniform. MS Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor) in background. MS Hirohito and military officials etc. MS of them in coach. MS coaches moving off. MS Prince of Wales etc saluting as carriages pass by. CU's Hirohito in Naval uniform smiling with other officials in background.

    MS carriages driving into gates of Buckingham Palace (?) followed by Guards etc. MS side view ship firing guns. MS Hirohito walking across deck with Louis Mountbatten and other Naval men. MS walking past lines of sailors. MS group posing on deck with Hirohito in middle. They stand up and salute. LS ship. MS officials walking up steps on ship.

    LS Guards riding down street past crowds. MS officials getting out of car. MS's Japanese dignitaries saluting and bowing (possibly to war memorial).

    MS Naval officers saluting, the Prince of Wales introduces them to the Prince. MS as Hirohito hands his spectacles to another man before sitting down and posing for photographs.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:00:00 / 01:29:08:00
    ON 277 E

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