Bow down to the King
"Soul of a Nation" - "The Royal Family of Thailand" - Part 1 of 2
Made of two parts, "Soul of a Nation" - "The Royal Family of Thailand" were transmitted by the BBC in the first week of January 1980.
A documentary filmed in Thailand in the 1970's
This is part of a three-hour-long BBC documentary made in the 1970's containing rare and wonderful footage of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej talking with a BBC reporter and beautifully narrated by Sir John Gielgud. The documentary also include footage of Her Majesty Mom Rajawongse Sirikit Kitiyakara and Her Majesty Somdech Phra Srinagarindra Boromarajajonani, respectively the spouse and the mother of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and footage of many other members of the Thai Royal Family.
Narrator: Sir John Gielgud
Interviewer: David Lomax
Camera: John Walker, Rick Stratton, Keith Hopper
Sound: Rodney Bond, Tony Dutton, Chris Lovelock
Dubbing Mixer: Lou Hanks
Music by: The Thai Classical Music Group
Lighting: Sam Taylor, Arthur McMullen, Peter Robinson
Graphics: John Eaton
Editors: Peter Pierre, Peter Batty
Produces and Directed by: Bridget Winter
Channel Deva Ananda Deva