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The emperor goes out to a party at Shinsen-en to enjoy the cool of the summer evening.
観世喜之、ほか
A heron plays in the pond at the royal garden of Shinsen-en. The emperor watches the scene with interest.
観世喜正
With the words of an imperial command, the chamberlain captures the heron. He approaches the emperor.
足立礼子
The emperor is delighted. After he confers a noble title on the chamberlain and the heron, the heron begins a happy dance.
観世銕之丞、ほか
It stands with its wings spread out.
観世栄夫
It strolls along the waterside.
豊嶋訓三
In the end, the emperor gives permission for the chamberlain to release the bird.
坂真次郎、森常好
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