Princess Alexandra visits Thailand and Burma.
Item title reads - Princess in Thailand and Burma.
Princess Alexandra tours Thailand and Burma.
L/S of temple in Bangkok, various shots of it with ornate carvings. M/S of Imperial palace of Thailand. Princess Alexandra walks along with members of the royal house. Various shots of two monks, C/U of one. M/S of Princess Alexandra standing outside oriental arches on a temple. M/S of solid gold Buddha inside. The Princess emerges from the temple. Various shots of the ornate decorations. She chats with a woman. Ladies perform traditional dances for the Princess. M/S of someone taking a photograph. C/U of the dancers' hands which have long curled golden nails. Various shots of the nail extensions.
L/S of war cemetery at Burma, M/S of the graves. Princess Alexandra gets out of her car, people clap and wave. C/U of young woman smiling. The Princess places a wreath next to the cross made of sleepers in memory of those who died building the Burma-Siam railway. M/S of the cross and inscription of the regiments. Sir Philip Hay, who is accompanying the Princess, and is also a veteran of Burma, looks around the site. C/U of one inscription on a grave. L/S of Buddhist pagoda, various shots as Princess Alexandra walks along barefoot as footwear is not allowed. A woman prays on the ground. The Princess looks up at the ornate carvings. Various shots as she walks along chatting.