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    Visnews filmed the recent arrival in Malaya of the remains of the Sultan of Johore, who died in London aged 85 - the procession from the ship to the Royal Palace for the 3-day lying in state - and the Interment at the royal mausoleum in Johore Bahru, capital of Johore state.

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    Visnews filmed the recent arrival in Malaya of the remains of the Sultan of Johore, who died in London aged 85 - the procession from the ship to the Royal Palace for the 3-day lying in state - and the Interment at the royal mausoleum in Johore Bahru, capital of Johore state.

    The Sultanah - Hungarian born Lady Marcella - was dressed in the customary mourning white like other mourners - and immediately before the funeral ceremony the Sultan's son, Tunku Sir Ismail, was formally declared Sultan of Johore and Dependencies in succession to his father.

    Among those present at the funeral were the Head of State of the Malayan Federation, seven Malay rulers, Sir William Goode-- Singapore's last Governor and now its Head of State representing the Queen - and both the present and former Federation Prime Ministers.

    His death marks the end of an era. 64 years of wise and benevolent rule.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOIZPFJLO4QGZ362ZHQK2QQM4
    Media URN:
    VLVACOIZPFJLO4QGZ362ZHQK2QQM4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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