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    Bangkok, Thailand. "Towering above this Siamese City, the Royal Palace - striking and strange to Western eyes - "

    L/S of the Royal Palace. "In the early morning light, the fantastic buildings appear even more quaint - " Views of the palace with its ornate architecture, statues, shrines and gardens. Various shots. "A gem of native sculpture - a sacred bronze cow - absolutely lifelike -"

    M/S of the cow sculpture. "Queer corners where the Gods lurk." M/S of strange statue - half man half bird. "The King's Audience Chamber." Ornate architecture and statues. "And most impressive of all - the vast Wat Chang - if ever the modern skyscraper builders need inspiration, here it is." Low angle of large temple. M/S of the temple entrance.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 591.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    17506
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    968.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:05:00 / 01:02:09:00
    Canister:
    EP 246
    Sort Number:
    EP 246
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Bangkok
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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