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1953 - Iraq, Royalty: King Faisal II Crowned, 02May53

Reel Number: 221628-09

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1950s,1953

Country: England,Iraq,United Kingdom

Location: Baghdad

TC Begins: 07:49:06

TC Ends: 07:50:47

Duration: 00:01:41

1953 - Iraq, Royalty: King Faisal II Crowned, 02May53 B.O.A.C. plane taxiing; Duke of Gloucester off plane greeted by Abdul Illah. 07:49:23 Military riders in white coats & feathered helmets, w/ spears up street. Open carriage w/ Faisal II arrives in Field Marshall uniform. 07:49:42 To microphones (MOS) w/ religious VIP, Muhammad al Sadier (sp?). 07:50:07 Leaving building; into carriage w/ Uncle Abdul Illah, leaves. 07:50:26 Foreign diplomats at reception for King; Arabs; medals; British military in formal uniforms. Royalty; Investiture; 1953; 02May53;

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