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