• Short Summary

    The body of King Ananda lies in state after he was found shot dead. Siam (now Thailand).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Mystery in Siam. (now Thailand).

    Late King Ananda lies in state after he was found shot dead. Officials say it was suicide, others say he was murdered.

    Various shots of Bangkok with its ornate temples. M/S of royal palace, the doors swing open. M/S as the new King Phumiphon walks to where his brother's body lies in state. Various shots of shrine and casket of late King Ananda, the body cannot be seen. M/S as priests sit and pay homage. The new king emerges from the shrine with his entourage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1406.02
    Media URN:
    45744
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:25:00 / 01:02:25:00
    Canister:
    46/59

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