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    Hook, Holland: GV SHIP arriving at Hook of Holland. LV Ship docking. SV Dutch team waving from ship - including Fanny B-Koen. SCU Pan Dutch team passing on way to customs. SCU Ditto (slightly closer shot). SV Fanny amidst crowd leaves station and gets into special coach drawn by four greys - man rushes forward and offers her bottle advakaat. GV Procession on way to City Hall, all traffic stopped during passing by of procession. SCU Pan of Fanny, husband and two children, sitting in landau. SV People on top of tram waving etc. LV Looking up at houses - People waving from windows etc.

    TV Looking down on Fanny and family in open landau. Angle shot looking up at window as confetti, paper etc. being thrown into Fanny's coach. SV Procession - paper falling down. SV Crowd on obstacle in middle of street, waving. CU Fanny looks at book from Burgomaster.

    SV City Counsellors etc. SCU Fanny thanks counsellors for homage done her. STV Pan Mass crowd waiting outside Fanny's House. STV Mass crowd singing "Long Will Fanny Live" pan showing mass crowd in street around carriage. TV Bicycle being put on back of carriage. CU Fanny looking at bike. Angle shot Olympic Banner flying outside Fanny's House. CU Olympic Banners showing races won. Angle shot Fanny and husband waving out of window. Side V Ditto.

    TV Crowd waving. SCU Fanny and Family waving to crowd."


    SCU Fanny B-Koen comind down gangway.

    SV Pan Fanny on way to Customs.

    SCU Mrs. B-Koen's medals being examined by customs officials. SV Fanny looks at book from Burgomaster. GV Procession along road crowded with trams and traffic.

    GV Procession towards. STV Fanny in carriage Dutch Nat. Anthem being sung. SV Crowds greeting her and shaking hands with her outside her home. Side V Fanny and husband waving out of window.

    Personalities - Sport; Women; The Netherlands; Francina 'Fanny' Blankers-Koen (b. 1918)


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