An amateur drama shot by King Rama VII has been named to Thailand's Registry of…
<![CDATA[An amateur drama shot by King Rama VII has been named to Thailand's Registry of Films as National Heritage.
“1929's “Magic Ring”, a home movie the monarch made on a trip to Koh Pha-ngan. The 25-minute short with silent-film intertitles is about a cruel stepfather who abandons his children on the island. One of them meets a nymph who gives him a magic ring that can grant wishes. “All the actors are the royal family and King Rama VII shot the film himself,” says Chalida Uabumrungjit, the Film Archive's deputy director.”
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