• Short Summary

    PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF BRITAIN ARRIVED IN BANGKOK ON NOVEMBER 22 DURING HER ASIAN TOUR, JUST IN TIME TO JOIN THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND ON A RIVER CRUISE TO NONBURI, ABOUT 25 MILES NORTH OF BANGKOK.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS. ALEXANDRA INTRODUCED TO VIPS AT AIRPORT
    5 ft

    2.
    CU. ALEXANDRA MOVING AWAY
    9 ft

    3.
    MS. GIRLS WITH FLOWERS AT NONBURI
    11 ft

    4.
    MS. ROYAL BARGE WITH KING IN FOREGROUND
    14 ft

    5.
    MS. CANDLES
    19 1/2 ft

    6.
    MS. KING STEPS DOWN FROM BARGE
    21 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS. QUEEN STEPS DOWN FROM BARGE
    25 ft

    8.
    MLS. ALEXANDRA STEPS DOWN FROM BARGE
    29 ft

    9.
    MS. PRINCESS & QUEEN
    31 ft

    10.
    MS. FLOWER GIRLS
    32 ft

    11.
    MS. OFFERINGS
    34 ft

    12.
    MS. PRINCESS
    36 ft

    13.
    MS. KING LIGHTS CANDLES
    40 ft

    14.
    MS. THAI GIRLS LOOKING ON
    41 ft

    15.
    MS. CANDLES FLOATED (2 SHOTS)
    45 1/2 ft

    16.
    MS. QUEEN & PRINCESS WAVING TO CROWD
    49 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF BRITAIN ARRIVED IN BANGKOK ON NOVEMBER 22 DURING HER ASIAN TOUR, JUST IN TIME TO JOIN THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND ON A RIVER CRUISE TO NONBURI, ABOUT 25 MILES NORTH OF BANGKOK.

    THE RIVER CRUISE IS CONSIDERED A CHARMING TRIP THROUGH TROPICAL THAILAND AT NONBURI THE PRINCESS AND THE ROYAL COUPLE WERE RECEIVED BY A TEAM OF LOCAL GIRLS WITH FLOWERS.

    THE OCCASION WAS ALSO COINCIDED WITH A LOCAL EVENT - LAUNCHING OF KRATHONG (LIGHTED CANDLES ON A DECORATED FLOAT) ON THE RIVER. THIS IS LIKE THROWING COINS IN A FOUNTAIN FOR GETTING WISHES FULFILLED.

    THE PRINCESS WAS PRESENT AT THE LAUNCHING OF KRATHONG.

    THIS IS THE SECOND VISIT OF THE PRINCESS TO THAILAND AS THE GUEST OF THE KING AND THE QUEEN. SHE HAD JUST COMPLETED A EIGHT-DAY VISIT TO JAPAN AND EARLIER WAS IN HONGKONG FOR TWELVE DAYS ON THE CURRENT TOUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA63FSO1LHBZU8IZC0XLAQIGP1Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA63FSO1LHBZU8IZC0XLAQIGP1Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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