• Short Summary

    Having recently abdicated, ex-King of Thailand is filmed in his new Surrey home.

  • Description

    Ex-King and Queen of Siam in Surrey. Originally part of News in a Nutshell.

    Cranleigh, Surrey.

    Directly after news of his abdication the ex-King Prajadhipok of Siam (aka Thailand) granted an interview to Pathe Gazette.

    Various shots of exterior of large country house - the ex-King's new home. Various shots of ex--King and his wife walking around large gardens, both are dressed in latest European fashions. He smokes a cigar in a holder and pats his pet Greyhound dog on the head.

    Narrator explains from now own they are to be known as Prince and Princess Sukhodaya. According to narrator the ex-King was educated at Eton and "is very in English in his views and strongly objects to oriental extravagances".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    817.47
    Media URN:
    10841
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:35:00 / 01:53:22:00
    Canister:
    35/19

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