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  • Short Summary

    President Thaike of Burma and his family arrive in Britain for the Royal Wedding.

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    President of Burma, Sao Shvye Thaike, arrives in Britain for Royal Wedding.

    M/S of Miss JA Thaike (the President's daughter), wearing glasses, followed by his wife, Mrs Sao Hearn Hkam and Mr Sao Shvye Thaike, stepping out of the flying boat and into the launch.

    C/U head and shoulders of the president and wife, panning to the daughter. The President shakes hands with the pilot of the plane.

    The President and his family step ashore from the launch. The two women are wearing fur coats over their long, traditional dresses.

    M/S of Lord Ammon, British representative in China, carrying a carved wooden box containing a wedding dress gift from China for Princess Elizabeth. He opens it to show the fabric inside.

    President Thaike and his family pose for more pictures on shore. They get into their car and are driven off.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:07:00 / 01:27:58:00
    UN 1844 C

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