• Short Summary

    THE FIRST MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN TO UNDERTAKE 10-DAY STATE VISIT TO JAPAN, LEFT KUALA LUMPUR ON JUNE 15.

  • Description

    1.
    LS KUALA LUMPUR AIRPORT
    2 1/2 ft

    2.
    MLS KING INSPECTS HONOUR GUARDS (TWO SHOTS)
    13 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS DIGNITARIES
    15 ft

    4.
    MS THEIR MAJESTIES WALK TO PLANE
    19 ft

    5.
    MS BAND
    20 1/2 ft

    6.
    THEIR MAJESTIES SHAKE HANDS WITH CABINET MINISTERS AND OTHERS DIGNITARIES (TWO SHOTS)
    30 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS THEIR MAJESTIES BOARDING PLANE
    32 1/2 ft

    8.
    MS THEY WAVE TO CROWD
    38 1/2 ft

    9.
    MLS CROWD WAVING TO THEM
    40 1/2 ft

    10.
    LS 21-GUN SALUTE
    42 ft

    11.
    MS CABINET MINISTERS WAVING
    43 1/2 ft

    12.
    LS PLANE TAKING OFF
    46 ft



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    Background: THE FIRST MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN TO UNDERTAKE 10-DAY STATE VISIT TO JAPAN, LEFT KUALA LUMPUR ON JUNE 15. THEY WERE SEEN OFF BY ABOUT 500 DIPLOMATS, CABINET MINISTERS AND OTHER WELL-WISHERS.

    WEARING TRADITIONAL MALAY COURT DRESS OF ROYAL YELLOW, THEIR MAJESTIES ARRIVED AT THE AIRPORT ACCOMPANIED BY ESCORTS OF THE FEDERATION RECONNAISSANCE REGIMENT, IN FULL CEREMONIAL COSTUME, AND FLANKED BY POLICE MOTORCYCLISTS.

    A BAND PLAYED THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AS THE KING INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR. SPECIAL PRAYERS WERE ALSO RECITED BY THE CHIEF MUSLIM PRIEST IN ATTENDANCE, FOLLOWING WHICH THEIR MAJESTIES PROCEED ALONG A LINE-UP OF DIGNITARIES ASSEMBLED TO BID THEM "BON VOYAGE".

    THE KING IS NO STRANGER TO JAPAN. HE WAS LAST THERE IN 1954 AS HEAD OF THE STATE OF PERILS, NORTHWEST MALAYA.

    A TIGHT PROGRAMME HAS BEEN ARRANGED BY THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT, WHICH WILL ALLOW THEIR MAJESTIES, ACCOMPANIED BY A SUITE OF 16, TO SEE MUCH OF THE SCENIC BEAUTY AND THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF JAPAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA28YQ4F8ZWAXA0DXRAOGW3HZOT
    Media URN:
    VLVA28YQ4F8ZWAXA0DXRAOGW3HZOT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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