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Two Kings Crowned In Near East

Reel Number: 221088-64

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1953

Country: Iraq,Jordan

Location: Amman,Baghdad

TC Begins: 15:59:39

TC Ends: 16:01:06

Duration: 00:01:27

Two Kings Crowned In Near East Top shots crowds running through streets of Baghdad celebrating crowning of new King Faisal II; King & Prince Regent arrive wearing ceremonial military uniform to take Oath of Office - away in horse-drawn carriage - VO re problems of dissidents & illiteracy in Iraq. 16:00:25 19-year-old King Hussein reviewing troops after crowning in Amman, Jordan; arrives at Basman Palace to present himself to government officials & royal family - reads Royal Proclamation. Amman street scenes - crowds & cavalry surround royal motorcade. Middle Eastern Royalty. 1950s.

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