Belgium Says 'no' To Leopold 1950

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Full title reads: "Brussels. Belgium Says 'No' To Leopold".

Brussels, Belgium. Crowds riot whilst King Leopold faces calls for his abdication.

SV King Leopold saluting, walks to inspect guard of honour, followed by his two sons, Prince Baudouin and Prince Albert. GV Laeken Palace....

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
48341
Sort Number:
50/062
Time in/Out:
01:19:07:00 / 01:21:36:00
Canister:
50/62
Film ID:
1480.15
Issue Date:
03/08/1950

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