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The Coronation of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV of Tonga

Short Film (Full Length) – 1968

From the palace veranda the royal couple acknowledge the 12 thousand school children filing through the royal grounds, rejoicing for their new king.
– Narrator
For weeks now pigs and chickens have been fattened for this royal feast. And each village has vied with its neighbour in presenting the most succulent dishes for the hundreds of people fortunate enough to eat with their majesties.
– Narrator
The town is bursting with guests and visitors from Australia, Fiji, America, Samoa, Japan and Britain.
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