• Short Summary

    Inauguration ceremony of the new King of Malaya.

  • Description

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaya (Malaysia).

    GV. Interior of the audience hall as the new King of Malaya Abdul Rahman Tunku Queen of Malaya walk towards their seats during inauguration ceremony. SV. Prince Henry, the Duke of Gloucester, standing with Sultans, looking on. GV. King and Queen sit down. SV. King. CU. Grand chamberlain reads proclamation of inauguration. GV. The whole retinue, official bows and moves away towards the right to get the Kris Panjang - sword of state. CU. Kris Panjang on table, it is removed and taken out of picture. GV. Part of the audience. SV. King unsheathes and holds the sword upright in front of his face. GV. Audience looking on. GV. King reading the oath, & SV. SV. Religious representatives. GV. King and Queen start to leave the audience hall. SV. Dignitaries and guests. SV. Towards, King and Queen leaving hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1505.12
    Media URN:
    49051
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:36:00 / 01:37:40:00
    Canister:
    57/74

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