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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Love Match. Newly engaged Princess Astrid and the Crowned Prince of Belgium [Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant] smilingly pose for our cameraman".

    Stockholm, Sweden.

    Announcement of engagement and wedding of Astrid and Leopold.

    M/S of happy, young couple strolling down street with arms linked. C/U of couple standing next to older man - King Gustav V of Sweden? and another woman - Queen Elizabeth of Sweden? C/U of the couple, Princess Astrid of Sweden holds a bunch of roses. C/U of Princess Astrid, pan to C/U of Crowned Prince Leopold (later King Leopold of Belgium). C/U of the couple, Princess Astrid (later Queen Astrid of Belgium) waves.

    Cuts / out takes start at around 01:10:45. M/S of young Royal couple and older couple getting out of car, good view Stockholm in the background. Otherwise similar to edited bit of item.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26263
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    638.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:18:00 / 01:11:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1332
    Sort Number:
    G 1332
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Queen Astrid Swedish Royals
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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