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  • Short Summary

    Hirohito leaves Tokyo to travel to Kyoto for his enthronement ceremony. Japan.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sumptuous Oriental ceremony marks enthronement of Emperor of Japan in two mile procession to plaudits of immense crowds. His Majesty leaves Tokyo, for the ancient capital of Kyoto. Japan.

    L/S as Guards on horses parade along the road. M/S of Emperor Hirohito's carriage, he salutes from inside as it passes, the camera follows it for a while. Various shots of the long procession. M/S of people sat on the ground watching, some are eating.

    Intertitle - 'In Kyoto, Nippon's ancient capital.'

    L/S of troops lined up. M/S as the carriage drives down past an arch. L/S of people watching, more shots of the carriage and parade. People walk along in traditional Japanese costume carrying a big square structure draped in material.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    770.15
    Media URN:
    35468
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:26:00 / 01:24:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1560

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