• Short Summary

    PRINCE BERTIL OF SWEDEN, NOW ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THAILAND, RETURNED TO BANGKOK, THE THAI CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (5 FEB.) FROM CHIENGMAI, ABOUT 400 MILES NORTH OF THE CAPITAL.

  • Description

    PRINCE BERTIL OF SWEDEN, NOW ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THAILAND, RETURNED TO BANGKOK, THE THAI CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (5 FEB.) FROM CHIENGMAI, ABOUT 400 MILES NORTH OF THE CAPITAL. A GLITTERING WELCOME WAS ACCORDED HIM. THE THAI PRIME MINISTER, FIELD MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN MET THE PRINCE ON ARRIVAL.

    TWO MILITARY BANDS STRUCK UP THE SWEDISH NATIONAL ANTHEM AS THE PRICE INSPECTED HONOUR GUARDS.

    PRINCE BERTIL, WHO ATTENDED THE FUNERAL OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL IN LONDON, WAS ALSO MET BY THE STAFF OF THE SWEDISH EMBASSY AND THEIR FAMILIES.

    THE DON MUANG MILITARY AIRPORT -- SCENE OF THE GLITTERING WELCOME -- WAS BEDECKED WITH DOZENS OF WELCOME SIGNBOARDS, BANNERS AND PLACARDS. THE ROUTE TO THE AIRPORT RECEPTION ROOM WAS FLANKED ON BOTH SIDES BY BEAUTIFUL THAI GIRLS WHO GARLANDED HIM.

    THE MEMBERS OF THE THAI ROYAL FAMILY AND MANY PROMINENT PERSONALITIES, WHO REMAINED IN THE RECEPTION ROOM, WERE INTRODUCED TO PRINCE BERTIL; AND THE PRINCE WAS LATER DRIVEN TO THE GRAND PALACE WHERE WE WILL STAY AS THE ROYAL GUEST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9BR8MW21GS9HMHSUCLZ0GZ19R
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BR8MW21GS9HMHSUCLZ0GZ19R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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