• Short Summary

    The former Japanese Ambassador Ehito Saito's ashes are carried through the streets of Washington DC.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "US HONOUR PASSING OF JAPANESE AMBASSADOR"

    M/S of the Japanese flag at half mast outside the Japanese embassy in Washington DC (District of Columbia) in the United States of America. M/S of a framed photograph of the ambassador Ehito Saito. M/S of an urn containing his ashes.

    L/S's of Japanese of four Japanese dignitaries carrying the the ashes in a ceremonial container toward a waiting hearse. Various shots of long procession through the streets of Washington heading towards the harbour. The ashes are transferred to the waiting battleship the 'Astoria'. M/S's of the large gun turrets on the ship. L/S's of the ship leaving for Japan leaving the former ambassadors wife and children behind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1005.26
    Media URN:
    14219
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:02:00 / 01:28:19:00
    Canister:
    39/26

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