The city of Bangkok, Siam (Thailand). Boat sails. Native rows a small boat on Chao Praya river. The Wat Arun temple visible behind him. Man collects poison from poisonous snakes. Women walk on streets in market area. Busy water stream with number of boats crossing each other. Locals carry fruits and vegetables in boats.
Women performing a Siamese Ballet, accompanied by youthful musicians in Thailand. Youths play a traditional instruments while a group of women in traditional costumes dance. Boat sails in the Chao Praya river in Bangkok with Wat Arun temple in the background. Scene shifts to Cambodia, where a man is seen drawing water from a river with the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in background. A Buddhist Monk standing and looking through a portal at part of Angkor Wat.
Japanese forces entering Thailand, December,1941, in World War 2. Views of trucks filled with Japanese troops making their way through the countryside and into the capital, Bangkok. Japanese flags are visible many places. Japanese troops take up positions throughout the city. A Japanese soldier distributes leaflets to a crowd of local people. Among landmarks seen in the capital, Bangkok, are the Democracy monument and the American Consulate. (Note: Thailand declared war on the United States,January 25, 1942. After brief incarceration, the U.S.Ambassador, Willys R. Peck, left Thailand on June 29, 1942.)
United States airmen from Takhli RTAFB sightseeing in Bangkok, Thailand during the Vietnam War. United states Air Force personnel on R&R in Bangkok. They visit temple Wat Arun which is located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. They take pictures. They climb up the stairs of Wat Arun temple. Boats in the river with the temple in the foreground. Tourists sightseeing around the temple.
Places in Nha Trang and Bangkok. The street of Nha Trang, Vietnam. Local Vietnamese women with children. Women in coolie hats sell goods on the roadside. The vegetable market. Pedestrians and cyclists on the street. Buildings and stores in the commercial district. A jewelry store. Republic of Korea (ROK) troops' Rest and Relaxation (R&R) trip to Bangkok. The streets of Bangkok. A temple and ground in the city. Soldiers click pictures. Shrines and statues in temples. New hotels including the Ra-Jah Hotel and the Nana Hotel. Cars parked at the entrance to the hotels.
Premier of the movie 'The Ugly American' in Bangkok, Thailand. Hollywood star Marlon Brando and producer-director George Englund arrive in Bangkok for the premier of the movie. They get off a plane and are being welcomed as photographers take pictures. President Milton Rackmill and Vice President Americo Aboaf of the Universal Pictures at the airport. A large number of distinguished guests at the premier of the movie. King Bhumibol and Queen Sirkit arrive for the premier.