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    Full title reads: "Antwerp. Centenary of Belgium's Independence - reconstruction of a great Roman Circus before the King and Queen, climax of National celebrations."

    Antwerp, Belgium.

    People wave as King Albert I and his Queen walk past. The Royal Couple take their seats.

    Various shots of people dressed in the clothing of ancient Romans. They are recreating a Roman Circus. There are people dressed as Roman soldiers. A man dressed as a Roman Emperor rides in a chariot.

    Good shots of men dressed as gladiators engage in a mock fight. One of the men is killed and then dragged around the stadium.

    Shot of the King and Queen watching.

    Shots of chariot racing. A garland is presented to the winner.

    Shot of King and Queen. The Queen is clapping.

    Sound Track Missing.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    6370
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    717.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:57:00 / 01:51:50:00
    Canister:
    30/18
    Sort Number:
    30/018
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    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Historical Figures & Celebrities
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