• Short Summary

    Despite the emergency in Thailand, elaborate and ancient rituals were observed when the body of Princess Kromluang Tipatarat, an aunt of the King, was taken in procession to the funeral pyre.

  • Description

    Despite the emergency in Thailand, elaborate and ancient rituals were observed when the body of Princess Kromluang Tipatarat, an aunt of the King, was taken in procession to the funeral pyre. While Bangkok was subjected to military patrols, the funeral progressed solemnly in Eastern splendour.

    The King and Queen of Thailand led the mourners in the time-honoured rites, placing candles and flowers on the pyre. When tradition had been satisfied the pyre was lit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4U27JC7CB68U3EXC01CXAXJYT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4U27JC7CB68U3EXC01CXAXJYT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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