• Short Summary

    PRINCESS MARGRETHE OF DENMARK, NOW ON AN ASIAN TOUR, RECENTLY WHILE IN CAMBODIA VISITED THE FAMOUS TEMPLES OF ANGKOR VAT.

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    PRINCESS MARGRETHE OF DENMARK, NOW ON AN ASIAN TOUR, RECENTLY WHILE IN CAMBODIA VISITED THE FAMOUS TEMPLES OF ANGKOR VAT.BIG CROWDS WERE AT THE SIEM REAP AIRPORT TO GREET HER AS SHE ARRIVES FROM THE CAPITAL, PHNOM PENH.

    AFTER MEETING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, SHE WAS DRIVEN TO A CAMBODIAN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND THEN TO ANGKOR VAT IT SELF -- IMPRESSIVE RELIC OF THE ANCIENT KHMER CIVILISATION.STARTED IN THE 9TH CENTURY A.D., THIS WAS THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE KHMERS.THE SIZE AND MAGNIFICENCE OF THE RUINS SUGGEST A LARGER POPULATION THAN CAMBODIA HAS TODAY.BUT AFTER THE CITY WAS PILLAGED AND LARGELY DESTROYED BY THE ARMIES OF THE KING OF AYUTHIA (THAILAND) IN 1431, IT NEVER REGAINED ITS FORMER IMPORTANCE.

    RECLAIMED FROM THE JUNGLE AND STILL WELL PRESERVED, THE TEMPLES REVEAL IN STRIKING FASHION THE GENIUS AND POWER OF AN ANCIENT PEOPLE.EXPERTS HAVE MAILED THE ARCHITECTURE AS ONE OF WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL AND MOVING WORKS.AND IT WAS THIS THE PRINCESS RECORDED ON HER CINE-CAMERA DURING A FOUR-HOUR TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3P0X20P33G5DQ4E8BQJ8SFDA8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3P0X20P33G5DQ4E8BQJ8SFDA8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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