• Short Summary

    Ghosts of Germany's powerful past, members of the House of Hohenzollern, gathered in force at West Berlin's Kaiser Friedrich church Jan 27, for a memorial service held on the centenary of the birth of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

  • Description

    1.
    BIG GV. Kaiser Friedrich church.
    2.5 ft

    2.
    GV. Ditto.
    2.5 ft

    3.
    CU.PAN Down church. (These shots were taken in the morning prior to the service).
    5.5

    4.
    GV. Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia and his wife Kira of Russia arriving at church amidst crowds.
    3 ft

    5.
    SV. Police controlling crowd.
    1.5 ft

    6.
    GV. Crowd cheering as Prince Louis and his wife leave car.
    4 ft

    7.
    SCU. Prince Louis and his wife.
    2 ft

    8.
    FULL CU. Prince Louis.
    1.5 ft

    9.
    GV. Crowd during service.
    2 ft

    10.
    SV. Police controlling crowd.
    2.5 ft

    11.
    TSV. Ditto.
    3 ft

    12.
    GV. Crowd at church entrance.
    2.5 ft

    13.
    GV. Prince Louis and his wife, and Duchess Viktoria Luise from Brunswick on right leaving which after service.
    6.5 ft



    Initials TDH/AW/CW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Ghosts of Germany's powerful past, members of the House of Hohenzollern, gathered in force at West Berlin's Kaiser Friedrich church Jan 27, for a memorial service held on the centenary of the birth of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

    Police had to clear a path through crowds of sightseers. Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, a grandson of the Kaiser and present head of the House; was greeted with shouts of 'Heil' by enthusiastic Royalists who pressed forward to shake his hand as he and he wife, Kira, a Russian grand duchess, walked from their car to the church.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1JASPOS5J9C73UFVYOAXPLDPR
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JASPOS5J9C73UFVYOAXPLDPR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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