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  • Short Summary

    The King and Queen of Thailand see the Spanish sights and meet General Franco.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Spanish title: "Huespedes Egregios".

    Madrid, Spain.

    GV Int. Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen. LS Queen Sirikit and King Bhumipol of Thailand accompanied by the Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senor Don Castiella and the Under-Secretary to the Presidency Rear-Admiral Don Blanco. MS Small statuette of the Madonna and Child. MS King and Queen looking at ornate ceiling, etc. having details explained to them by Abbot Dom Justo Perez de Urbel. Various shots as wreath is laid on the tomb of Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera. CU Statuette of the Crucifixion. MS Boys choir singing. CU Queen Sirikit. MS Small statuette of Christ. CU King Bhumipol taking photograph. CU Looking up at large Cross, exterior. MS King and Queen beneath umbrellas looking at Cross. LS through rain of the Cross in the distance.

    Various shots as King Bhumipol visits the National Institute of Industry, he is accompanied by the President of the Institute the Marquess of Suances, Senor Planell and Senor Blanco. Various shots as King and Queen arrive at the Stadium Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid for football match, of the tremendous ovation received. Various shots of the football match in play between Real Madrid and the Atletico de Bilbao, cut-in of King and Queen watching game.

    Various shots of the reception given by the King and Queen in the Palace of La Moncola to members of the Diplomatic Corps in Spain. Various shots of the King and Queen talking to guests and shots of the guests. Various shots of King and Queen's departure from the Barajas Airport, they are seen off by General Francisco Franco and Mrs. Franco and other VIP's. LS King and Queen enter Constellation "Santa Maria" aircraft. MS General and Mrs Franco standing on airfield. LS King and Queen wave their final farewells. LS Constellation aircraft taxis for take-off away from camera.

    (Mute F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 11/11/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:12:00 / 01:53:50:00
    UN 3423 E

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