• Short Summary

    Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan in Scotland on official visit.

  • Description

    SCOTLAND: Firth of Forth and Edinburgh:
    EXT
    Tracking shot across decorated craft in harbour.
    LS elev. shot Prince Hirohito of Japan walks across gangplank to dockside where naval guard of honour stand in line.

    GV Prince and party with Boy scout leaders walk across lawn, large mansion type building in background.
    SV Prince (?) standing at salute between two rows of empty chairs on platform, boyscouts standing at foreground.
    GV Prince and party walking past line of girl guides.
    GV Prince and party walking across lawn.
    SV Prince and party walking past line of boy scouts.
    SV Cub scout being introduced to Prince.(2 shots)

    GV Edinburgh monument, Castle in background. Procession of cars driving down Princess Street, crowds of people lining the way.
    GV procession of cars driving through large gates.
    GV car drawing up in front of canopied entrance.
    GV procession of cars driving round corner of cobbled street. People ling the pavement (NB: FILM BREAK UP HERE)

    GV car drawing up in front of canopied entrance.
    GV procession of cars round corner of cobbled street.
    GV cars drawing up in front of entrance to city building.

    (NB: break in film)

    GV cars driving past, up hill.
    GV long procession of cars on drive to Castle.

    GV travelling shot along railway, past decorated steamers in harbour.
    Various shots of steamers in dock.

    Various shots of Crown Prince Hirohito and party on deck ship.
    GV Bridge, slowly turning
    GV pan past entrance to city building to memorial in square, huge crowd filling the square.
    GV pan round square. dark shot/indistinct
    LS crowd outside city building watch procession as Prince travels past in car preceded and followed by officers on horseback.
    SV Prince and party, including Civil dignitaries (Major etc) walk forward up steps

    GV pan from warehouse buildings across dock.
    SV pan from decorated ship along wall.
    GV travelling shot along railway lines.

    KEYWORDS: Ships / GVs Edinburgh / docks
    Background: Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan in Scotland on official visit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA63T25RV1K3C5CZQINWZQTBS9X
    Media URN:
    VLVA63T25RV1K3C5CZQINWZQTBS9X
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1921
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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