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Wedding And Coronation Of King Of Siam (1950)

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Unissued / Unused material. Title - 'Rare films: Siam crowns young King'. King Phumiphon marries Princess Kitiyakara and is crowned a week later. Bangkok. Thailand. LS roofs of temples in Bangkok. CU Palace guard. MS Siamese personalities arriving for the ceremony. MS Siamese soldier. Various shots white elephants standing guard outside the temple. LS car driving up to temple. Exterior view of temple. CU State trumpeter. CU as Princess Sirikit Kitiyakara walks out of building to car to take her to her wedding with King Phumiphon. CU Princess Kitiyakara driving off in car. LS service officers and others lining road. MS's King Phumiphon riding on palanquin through crowds from the Temple of State. MS the King walking up steps of the Throne Hall. MS Sirikit and others seated in Throne Hall next to empty chair for King. Exterior LS of the throne hall. MS crowd waving. LS King and Queen standing on balcony. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2300.06