• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY AND HIS WIFE, ON THEIR STATE VISIT TO THAILAND, VISITED CHIANG MAI PROVINCE AT THE WEEKEND WITH THE THAI KING AND QUEEN.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY AND HIS WIFE, ON THEIR STATE VISIT TO THAILAND, VISITED CHIANG MAI PROVINCE AT THE WEEKEND WITH THE THAI KING AND QUEEN.

    THEY WERE RECEIVED BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE PROVINCE WITH TRADITIONAL CEREMONIES. THE VISITORS THEN WITNESSED A DANCE BY 100 GIRLS AND THE TRADITIONAL SWORD-DANCE.

    NEXT DAY, ON THE CHIANG MAI-FANG HIGHWAY, THEY SAW HOW ELEPHANTS HELP IN LOGGING. THE ELEPHANTS FIRST PAID THEIR RESPECTS TO THE KING AND QUEEN AND THE VISITORS, BY KNEELING AND LIFTING OF TRUNKS. THEN ELEPHANTS PUSHED, PULLED AND CARRIED LOGS. THE FORESTRY DEPARTMENT ARRANGED THE DEMONSTRATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6F7ME5H89DM3RGC3UQPG7RWE6
    Media URN:
    VLVA6F7ME5H89DM3RGC3UQPG7RWE6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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