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  • Short Summary

    The King and Queen of Thailand attending a luncheon at the Guildhall where they are received by the Lord Mayor and Princess Alexandra.

  • Description

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


    High angle, cars arriving at Guildhall. LS Guard of Honour outside Guildhall. Back view, Lord Mayor and Princess Alexandra, daughter of the Duchess of Kent, waiting outside Guildhall. LS Arrival of the royal party in open coach. LS King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit of Thailand alight from coach. MS They are greeted by the Lord Mayor and Princess Alexandra. Various shots, King of Thailand inspects Guard of Honour. LS Lord Mayor and party standing talking. CUs (over exposed shots) Princess Alexandra, Queen and King of Thailand talking together before entering Guildhall.

    LS Lord Mayor escorts Queen Sirikit, into Guildhall, followed by Lady Mayoress and King of Thailand, Princess Alexandra, etc. Various shots, speech-making in Library of the Guildhall. MS Table, showing Lord Mayor's hat, mace, and King of Thailand's hat, etc. MS Lord Mayor and King of Thailand. MS Lady Mayoress and Princess Alexandra. MS Section of the assembly, showing Pikemen of the Honourable Artillery Company in foreground. MS King of Thailand, Lord Mayor and Queen Sirikit. High shot, the royal party rise to applause. High shot, procession moves out of Library. High shot, various shots, luncheon in progress, company stand and applaud. CU One of the statues (either Gog or Magog) on roof of the Guildhall, pan to high shot, luncheon in progress. High shots of luncheon in progress.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 20/07/1960. Documents on file include a transcript of the Lord Mayor's speech, the King of Thailand's speech in reply, the Ceremonial details, a guest list for the luncheon and the official welcome speech from the Town Clerk. Some of the footage appears badly over-exposed.

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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:
    01:06:47:00 / 01:10:16:00
    UN 3382 D

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