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    Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    CU. Prince Claus von Amsberg, husband of Crown Princess Beatrix of Holland, zoom back to Dutch royal family standing on steps of the Soestdijk Palace, Amsterdam - Queen Juliana of Holland with Prince Bernhard and their children and spouses. GV. Crowds filing past palace, & closer shot. SV. Prince Claus. CU. Princess Margriet and Mr Pieter van Vollenhoven. CU. Queen Juliana of Holland who is celebrating her birthday. SV. Small girl walks up steps and shakes hands with Prince Claus. She turns and ducks under Queen Juliana's arms, bows to the royal family and backs down the steps. SV. The royal family waving.

    GV. The Utrecht Town Hall. CU. Prince Claus as he announces the names of his son whose birth is to be registered - natural sound. He finishes, there is a gap when he says that he will be called Alexander. CU. The birth certificate of the new born Prince, & CU. SV. As Mr de Ranitz, Lord Mayor of Utrecht, presents Prince Claus with silver rattle for the baby. CU. Official watching. CU. Prince Claus showing people the rattle.

    Angle shot, Utrecht University Hospital. SV. Sister van Beuzekom, hospital's nurse, hands the baby to Prince Claus and he carries the baby towards the two witnesses, Prime Minister of Holland, Mr de Jong and Vice President of the State Council Dr Beel. CU. The witnesses. CU. Prince Claus, pan to close up shot of the baby. SV. Prince Claus showing the baby to friends. CU. The baby as he starts to cry. CU. Two officials. CU. Prince Claus, pan to close up shot of the baby. SV As Prince Claus hands the baby back to sister who takes him away.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:44:00 / 01:49:06:00
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