• Short Summary

    IN THE OIL-RICH SULTANATE OF BRUNEI, THE TINY STATE IN BORNEO, AN HEIR TO THE THRONE WAS INSTALLED WITH TRADITIONAL PAGEANTRY, AUG 14, AT THE PALACE OF SULTAN SIR OMAR ALI SAIFUDDIN.

  • Description

    1.
    LV. BRUNEI WATER VILLAGE.
    0.06

    2.
    LV. GUESTS TOWARDS PALACE.
    0.12

    3.
    SV. GUESTS ON PARADE GROUND.
    0.15

    4.
    SV. HEIR ACCOMPANIED BY DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER MOUNTS DAIS.
    0.23

    5.
    SIDE V. REGALIA BEARERS.
    0.25

    6.
    LV. HEIR ON DAIS.
    0.29

    7.
    PROCESSION ENTERS PALACE. (3 SHOTS)
    0.43

    8.
    SV. U.K. HIGH COMMISSIONER (EXTREME LEFT) TALKS TO SULTAN (SECOND FROM RIGHT).
    0.46

    9.
    SV. SULTAN AND YOUNGER SON.
    0.49

    10.
    CU. DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER PAN OTHERS.
    0.54

    11.
    CU. CHIEF MINISTER HANDS ROYAL DAGGER TO HEIR.
    1.00

    12.
    SV. RELIGIOUS LEADER READS PRAYERS.
    1.03

    13.
    SV. SULTAN AND YOUNGER SON.
    1.05

    14.
    CU. HEIR.
    1.08

    15.
    LV. THRONE ROOM.
    1.12

    16.
    SV. HEIR AND OTHERS LEAVE THRONE ROOM.
    1.18

    17.
    LV. CARCADE CROSSES CITY BRIDGE.
    1.28



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    Background: IN THE OIL-RICH SULTANATE OF BRUNEI, THE TINY STATE IN BORNEO, AN HEIR TO THE THRONE WAS INSTALLED WITH TRADITIONAL PAGEANTRY, AUG 14, AT THE PALACE OF SULTAN SIR OMAR ALI SAIFUDDIN.

    FROM EARLY MORNING, GUESTS FROM THE STATE AND FROM SINGAPORE AND MALAYA ARRIVED TO WITNESS THE SOLEMN CEREMONY. AMONG THEM WAS BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO BRUNEI, MR. D.C. WHITE, WEARING TRADITIONAL MALAY COSTUME WITH HEADGEAR AND DECORATIONS.

    THE SULTAN'S ELDEST SON AND HEIR IS 15-YEAR-OLD PENGIRAN MUDA HASSANAL BOLKIAN. IN THE GLITTERING THRONE ROOM OF THE PALACE, THE DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER READ THE PROCLAMATION OF THE SUCCESSION. CHIEF MINISTER, DULI PENGIRAN BENDAHARA, THEN PRESENTED THE ROYAL KERIS (DAGGER), SYMBOL OF POWER AND AUTHORITY, TO THE YOUNG PRINCE, AND A 19-GUN SALUTE WAS FIRED TO ANNOUNCE THE INSTALLATION.

    THE STATE'S CHIEF KATHI (RELIGIOUS LEADER) BLESSED THE YOUNG PRINCE AND SAID PRAYERS FOR THE WELFARE OF THE PRINCE AND THE STATE. THEN CAME A MOTORCADE THROUGH THE CAPITAL CELEBRATING WITH FIVE DAYS OF POPULAR CONCERTS AND PRAYERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3CC11B1AHQ2P1P47Z6QAM1TPB
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CC11B1AHQ2P1P47Z6QAM1TPB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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