Sanam Luang, 1990


On backdrop: Long live the King


On backdrop: Long live the King
[This sentence is both in Thai and then in Pali. Below are names of commercial sponsors of the event including “Red Ant Sound Laser Disc, Rayong.”
This was when political entities and their businesses were allowed to sponsor public “bread and circuses” for the public. During this time, every public holiday in Thailand saw Sanam Luang crowded with billboards like this and massive screens showing movies free to the public. The movies shown in 1990 included The Terminator.]

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