• Short Summary

    THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON SIR BERNARD WALY-COHEN ARRIVED IN RANGOON ON SEPT 15 WITH HIS WIFE ON A TOUR OF ASIA.

  • Description

    1.
    LS SHWEDAGON PAGODA
    4 ft

    2.
    MLS LORD MAYOR (LEFT FOREGROUND) LADY COHEN AND PAGODA OFFICIALS
    9 ft

    3.
    LS PAGODA GUARDS FOLLOWED BY LORD, MAYOR, MAYORESS
    14 ft

    4.
    LS SAME REAR VIEW
    17 1/2 ft

    5.
    LS PAGODA DOME
    20 ft

    6.
    MS LADY COHEN, LORD MAYOR AND OTHERS
    24 1/2 ft

    7.
    CU PAGODA
    26 ft

    8.
    MLS LORD MAYOR AND GROUP CHATTING AND WALKING AWAY
    36 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON SIR BERNARD WALY-COHEN ARRIVED IN RANGOON ON SEPT 15 WITH HIS WIFE ON A TOUR OF ASIA. HE HAD ALREADY VISITED HONGKONG AND BANGKOK. LORD MAYOR WAS RECEIVED AT AIRPORT BY BURMESE OFFICIALS HEADED BY MAYOR OF RANGOON U KYAW MIN.

    AFTER A ROUND OF OFFICIAL VISITS THE MAYOR AND HIS WIFE VISITED THE FAMOUS SHWEDAGON PAGODA IN RANGOON. THEY WERE ACCOMPANIED BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE PAGODA COMMITTEE.

    AMONG THOSE WHO GUIDED THEM THROUGH THE PAGODA WERE THE PAGODA GUARDS WHO CARRIED THEIR CEREMONIAL SWORDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAECQOYA01KFBIKJG1OK7OOSSX8
    Media URN:
    VLVAECQOYA01KFBIKJG1OK7OOSSX8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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