• Short Summary

    Emperor Hirohito observers his 57th birthday on April 29th with the palace gates thrown open to the public for the auspicious occasion.

  • Description


    Crowd making their way through the palace gates.



    The crowd waiting for the Emperor to make his appearance on the balcony.



    The crowd shout "Banzai" as His Majesty appears on the balcony.



    His Majesty acknowledges the applause by his subjects.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Emperor Hirohito observers his 57th birthday on April 29th with the palace gates thrown open to the public for the auspicious occasion.

    The Emperor who is as popular as ever appears healthy as he comes on the balcony of the palace once every hour to acknowledge the greetings of his subjects who shout "Banzai".

    The Emperor has just returned from a trip to Kyuahu Island with Empress Nagako.

    It is only on New Year's Day and the Emperor's Birthday that the palace is open to the public.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABV3FCAW7J3GL3H3CWGQEUBKEM
    Media URN:
    VLVABV3FCAW7J3GL3H3CWGQEUBKEM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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