• Short Summary

    THE KING OF THAILAND OPENED THE ANNUAL FOUR-DAY RED CROSS FAIR IN BANGKOK ON DEC.4 AT THE AMPHORN GARDENS.

  • Description

    1.
    LS GUESTS
    3 ft

    2.
    MS KING ON STAND ( 2 SHOTS )
    7 ft

    3.
    MLS VICE-PRESIDENT OF RED CROSS
    8 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS RED CROSS GIRLS
    10 ft

    5.
    MLS KING RELEASES BALLOONS
    11 1/2 ft

    6.
    LS BALLOONS RELEASED
    14 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS GIRLS' BAND PLAYING ( 2 SHOTS )
    18 1/2 ft

    8.
    MLS KING AROUND STALLS ( 2 SHOTS )
    23 1/2 ft

    9.
    LS CROWD
    25 ft

    10.
    MS KING & RED CROSS GIRLS ( 2 SHOTS )
    29 ft

    11.
    LS CROWD
    31 ft



    Initials VTS/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE KING OF THAILAND OPENED THE ANNUAL FOUR-DAY RED CROSS FAIR IN BANGKOK ON DEC.4 AT THE AMPHORN GARDENS.

    THE QUEEN OF THAILAND IS THE PATRON OF THE THAI RED CROSS SOCIETY.BUT BECAUSE SHE COULD NOT BE PRESENT, THE KING OPENED THE FAIR AND WAS RECEIVED BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY, CHAO PHYA SIRTHAMA THIBET.

    THE VICE-PRESIDENT REPORTED TO THE KING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SOCIETY DURING THE YEAR AND HIS MAJESTY LATER UNVEILED THE FAIR'S SIGNBOARD BY PRESSING A BUTTON AND ALSO RELEASED BALLOONS.

    THE KING ALSO PRESENTED MEDALS FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE RED CROSS SOCIETY.

    HIS MAJESTY THEN VISITED A NUMBER OF STALLS.THE YEAR'S ATTRACTIONS INCLUDED DISPLAYS BY MEMBERS OF THE JUNIOR RED CROSS, TARGET SHOOTING, COMMAND PERFORMANCE OF A DANCE, A FASHION SHOW, A CHINESE THEATRICAL SHOW AND A WISHING TREE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA82EDIBT6I0J0YRWQ1LBNX0WZA
    Media URN:
    VLVA82EDIBT6I0J0YRWQ1LBNX0WZA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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