• Short Summary

    Ceremonies in Malaysia celebrating installation of new Sultan of Kedah.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Installation of the Sultan of Kedah, Malaya (Malaysia).

    Street scenes in Kedah. CU banner. Crowds going to ceremony. LS Royal procession. MS young Sultan (Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah) being driven in modern car. LS flag. Sultan inspecting Guard of Honour of the Royal Malayan regiment. MS crowds. Nobat drums beating. MS Sultan and wife, the Sultanah. The Regalia being brought to the ceremony. Tunku Ismail (the Mentri Besar of Kedah) reading proclamation. Sultan replying and receiving the Kris of State. Sultan leaving after ceremony. LS Sultan driving through crowded streets. Various shots of celebrations at night including dancing, illuminations and carnival.

    Commentary in English.

    Date on dope sheet is February 1959.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2724.16
    Media URN:
    80344
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:45:00 / 01:54:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 3225 B

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