• Short Summary

    OVER 60,000 SPECTATORS THRONGED TOKYO'S VAST NEW SPORTS STADIUM FOR A SPECTACULAR PRE-OLYMPIAD FESTIVAL YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN..STADIUM.
    0.12

    2.
    MV.BAND MARCHING PAST AND FLAGS.
    0.27

    3.
    MV.SPECTATORS APPLAUD.
    0.30

    4.
    MV.JAPANESE WOMEN.
    0.42

    5.
    MV.JAPANESE FOLK DANCERS.
    0.49

    6.
    CU.DITTO.
    0.49

    7.
    MV.CROWD.
    0.54

    8.
    LV.STUDENTS' COLLEGE BAND.
    1.00

    9.
    GV.CROWD.
    1.05

    10.
    LV.JAPANESE FLAG.
    1.09

    11.
    MV.ATHLETE HOLDING OLYMPIC FLAG.
    1.12

    12.
    LV.PIGEONS RELEASED OVER STADIUM.
    1.18



    Initials PGR/S/BHH/PC PGR/S/BHH/PB



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    Background: OVER 60,000 SPECTATORS THRONGED TOKYO'S VAST NEW SPORTS STADIUM FOR A SPECTACULAR PRE-OLYMPIAD FESTIVAL YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).BANNER-CARRYING ATHLETIC SQUADS, ALONG WITH YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS, RELIGIOUS GROUPS, AND LABOUR UNIONS, PARADED IN A FULL-SCALE DRESS REHEARSAL OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES OPENING CEREMONY.

    MASSES BRASS BANDS AND JAPANESE FOLK DANCERS IN TRADITIONAL COSTUME ALSO PART.THE FESTIVAL ENDED WITH THE SYMBOLIC RELEASE OF HUNDREDS OF PIGEONS OVER THE STADIUM - VENUE FOR THE 1964 OLYMPICS NEXT OCTOBER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6BHBUJK1PDPA61U0VK1GQ0B9Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA6BHBUJK1PDPA61U0VK1GQ0B9Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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