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    Brussels, Belgium: TV Pan Police in lorries thru streets of Brussels, to quell demonstrators as martial law proclaimed. Closer V Ditto. CU M. de Brouckere, resigning State Sec. on way to hand letter to P.M. in which Socialist party requests abdication of Leopold. SV Brouckere with members of delegation outside Government building. LV Trams surrounded by demonstrators, smoke bombs etc., SCU Ditto. CU Broken windows on trams. SV Demonstrators try to overturn tram. SCU Street fighting. SV Demonstrators overturn car with driver in it. LV Police in main streets guarding General stores etc., SCU Police on guard. SV Shop-keepers drawing steel wire covers over windows etc., SV Demonstrators parading streets. GTV Crowd, police in scramble. SCU Police rushing to push back crowd. BV Mounted policeman rushing to assist.



    STV Pan Demonstrators fighting with mounted Police, throwing stones & chairs. STV Crowd. STV Pan Demonstrators throw chairs at police. SCU Demonstrator arrested by Police. TV Police and crowd still fighters.



    GV Palace of Laeken... LIB. NO. 18789.



    SV Leopold, Princes Albert & Baudouin up steps... LIB. NO. 18789.



    SCU Leopold & sons wave & turn back into Palace... NO. 18789.



    Royalty; King Leopold III of the Belgians (1901-1983 reigned 1934-1951), King Baudouin of the Belgians (1951-1993), Government and Politics




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    PARAMOUNT BRUSSELS

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    Film ID:
    VLVABTB0NDBI37HZU7C4Z3ANZX5P
    Media URN:
    VLVABTB0NDBI37HZU7C4Z3ANZX5P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1950
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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