• Short Summary

    Celebration at the Myanmar (formerly Burmese) Embassy in London for the formation of the Union of Burma, including a speech by Stafford Cripps (Chancellor of the Exchequer), lowering the Union Jack, and raising the Burmese flag

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Burma Celebrates Independence

    ENGLAND: London: Charles Street: Burmese Embassy:
    INT

    Burma. Celebrations at the Burmese Embassy, London marked creation of Union of Burma. Families of officials in full ceremonial dress. Speech by Sir Maung Gyee and Cripps replies for British Government

    BURMESE FLAG Hauled up for first time over Burma Embassy London after celebrations to mark the independence

    CRIPPS. Replies for British Government at Celebrations at Burmese Embassy to mark "Union of Burma. Good speech

    SIR MAUNG GYEE Burmese Ambassador in London - makes speech at the celebrations to mark the "Union of Burma" and hauling of Burmese flag

    Celebrations - Anniversaries (Impersonal)

    ceremony, Sir Richard Stafford Cripps; Burma (Myanmar)
    Background: Celebration at the Myanmar (formerly Burmese) Embassy in London for the formation of the Union of Burma, including a speech by Stafford Cripps (Chancellor of the Exchequer), lowering the Union Jack, and raising the Burmese flag

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA65Q6QCX8MF4XFXQL1YFIHKU55
    Media URN:
    VLVA65Q6QCX8MF4XFXQL1YFIHKU55
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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