Japanese landscapes, Hirohito's coronation as emperor and shrines in Japan.
Japan Date:1928 Duration:6 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
General of the Imperial Japanese Army Baron Sadao Araki narrates the film. Japanese flag in the background. A volcano, large smoke from volcano, landscape, a waterfall, a wheat field, the peak of Takachiko Mount, print of the enthronement of Emperor Jimmu, the sacred Imperial rope at the Futamigaura, the Imperial Palace's double bridge, The shrines of Ise, Kashihara, Suta and Meiji. Meoto Iwa (the Married Couple Rocks) in the sea off Futami, Mie, Japan. They are joined by a shimenawa (a heavy rope of rice straw). Kyoto Imperial Palace. Japanese archers in traditional garb, carrying their bows. Emperor Hirohito Coronation procession, Kyoto, Japan, November, 1928.Two 18th Century coaches bearing the imperial crysanthamum seal, head the procession, accompanied by a mounted honor guard. Also in the procession is
The Kashikodokoro (Ark of the Sacred Mirror dedicated to the soul of the Sun Goddess) being carried on shoulders of the "Yase Boys."
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