• Short Summary

    Prince Philippe - month-old son of Belgium's Crown Prince Albert and Princess Paola - was baptized in the Catholic church of Saint-Jacques-sur-Coudenberg, Brussels, May 17.

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    LV royal cars leave Palace
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    SV PAN Prince Albert and Princess Paola in car
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    GV procession
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    G TOP V procession nearing church
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    SV nurse carrying Prince Philippe up steps
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    TOP V crowds
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    SV Prince Albert and Princess into church
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    SV Royal party enter church
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    GV baptism service
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    LV Bishop conducting ceremony
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    LV King Baudouin looks in
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    CU Bishop
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    CU Prince Philippe
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    SV Baby christened
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    LV ceremony
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    SV nurse holding baby and ex-King Leopold
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    LV choir boys
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    CU nurse turns round with baby
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    LV royal party walk down aisle
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    GV nurse carrying baby down steps of church
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    SV Prince Albert and Princess in car
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Prince Philippe - month-old son of Belgium's Crown Prince Albert and Princess Paola - was baptized in the Catholic church of Saint-Jacques-sur-Coudenberg, Brussels, May 17.

    The entire Belgian royal family was present, and the young prince's godparents are his grandmother, Princess Ruffo di Calabria, and his grandfather, ex-King Leopold of the Belgians. Conducting the ceremony was Mgr. Suenens, Auxiliary Bishop of Malines, who was representing Cardinal Van Roey.

    Prince Albert, 25, married Italian-born Princess Paola, 23, last July. Since February this year three royal princess have been born - the other two in Japan and Britain.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5JL1IJHZH72XAZTOFBAPNHHUK
    Media URN:
    VLVA5JL1IJHZH72XAZTOFBAPNHHUK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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