Emperor Hirohito addresses the people at a park in Japan.
Japan Date:1947 Duration:3 min 2 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The scene is outdoors at a park in Japan.Many Japanese flags fly from tall poles. A bandmaster conducts a seated military band. A chorus of young women, each wearing a chrysanthemum pin, is singing. The bandmaster, standing on a chair, conducts both band and chorus. A formation of National Police Reserve salutes. Spectators, gathering before the main stage and podium, raise their arms and shout Banzai in unison, three times. A contingent of Japanese police, in helmets and riot gear, double time in formation. A National Police Reserve color guard holds the Japanese National Flag and a flag bearing image of a white dove. A limousine arrives and greeters bow. Emperor Hirohito steps from the car followed by Empress Nagako. They climb up stairs to a stage. Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako on stage. A man reads over a mike. People watch. Firstly Priminister Shigeru Yoshida reads from a paper. Emperor Hirohito then Reads His Proclamation. A huge crowd is seen listening to the Emperor's proclamation. Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako lead the crowd shouting Banzai three times for Japanese eternal prosperity in the future. Emperor Hirohito tips his hat three times.
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