Man with a cycle-rickshaw on a busy city street in Bangkok, Thailand. Vehicular traffic including many pedicabs and pedestrians on the street. Siam stationary shop can be seen in background. Various scenes of Wat Phra Keow (the Temple of the Emerald Buddha). This temple is the royal temple and is connected to the Grand Palace of the Thai king. Spires of temples, oriental structures and animal statues can be seen. Several men dressed in white suits pose in these scenes, and are probably in the party taking the pictures.
Cobra's venom is extracted at a snake farm in Bangkok, Thailand. Several hemispherical Cobra pits on the farm serve as shelter for the snakes. Man reaches down and picks up a Cobra. Man in apron removes poison from the cobra. Several coiled Cobras. Cobras go back into their pits and some in water. Signs reading 'Cobra' and 'King Cobra' above individual facility.
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.