• Short Summary

    DESPITE BAD WEATHER, 150,000 PEOPLE SWARMED INTO THE GROUNDS OF THE JAPANESE IMPERIAL PALACE IN TOKYO, JANUARY 2ND, TO GREET THEIR ROYAL FAMILY.

  • Description

    1.
    LS.CROWD ENTER GATE INTO PALACE (2 SHOTS)
    0.11

    2.
    MS.DITTO.
    0.16

    3.
    LS.CROWD IN PALACE GROUND (ROYAL FAMILY IN B/G)
    0.19

    4.
    MS.EMPEROR PAN TO EMPRESS AND CROWN PRINCESS.
    0.24

    5.
    MS.CROWD.
    0.27

    6.
    CU.EMPRESS WAVING
    0.29

    7.
    MS.CROWD WAVING.
    0.31

    8.
    CU.EMPEROR WAVING.
    0.32

    9.
    MLS.CROWD.
    0.38

    10.
    LS.CROWD AND ROYAL FAMILY.
    0.40

    11.
    MLS.EMPEROR PAN TO CROWN PRINCE AND PRINCE YOSHINOMIYA
    0.42

    12.
    MS.CROWN PRINCESS PAN TO EMPRESS AND EMPEROR.
    0.47

    13.
    LS.ROYAL FAMILY WAVING TO CROWD AND MOVES AWAY FROM BALCONY.
    0.56



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    Background: DESPITE BAD WEATHER, 150,000 PEOPLE SWARMED INTO THE GROUNDS OF THE JAPANESE IMPERIAL PALACE IN TOKYO, JANUARY 2ND, TO GREET THEIR ROYAL FAMILY.

    JANUARY 2ND AND APRIL 29TH ARE THE TWO DAYS IN THE YEAR WHEN THE PALACE IS THROWN OPEN TO THE PEOPLE.ON THIS OCCASION IT WAS THE EMPEROR, THE EMPRESS, THE CROWN PRINCE AND HIS CONSORT, AND THE EMPEROR'S YOUNGEST SON, PRINCE YOSHINOMIYA, WHO APPEARED ON THE BALCONY TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE CHEERS AND GREETINGS OF THE CROWD ASSEMBLED BELOW.

    SEVEN TIMES DURING THE DAY THE ROYAL FAMILY STOOD ON THE BALCONY TO WAVE TO THE CROWD AS IT ROARED ITS APPROVAL AND WISHES THEM LONG LIFE.THE WELL-WISHERS WERE ALL IN FORMAL WEAR, THE APPROPRIATE DRESS DURING THE JAPANESE NEW YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAATIW40SUHALUHSSCYQU4PQA2
    Media URN:
    VLVAATIW40SUHALUHSSCYQU4PQA2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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