Ceremonies in Malaysia celebrating installation of new Sultan of Kedah.
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.