• Short Summary

    Visnews cameras at the Royal Palace, Soestdijk, Holland, Jan 31 filmed four young polio patients presenting a 21st birthday cake to Crown Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Royal Palace, car arriving with children.
    5 ft

    2.
    GV Royal Palace.
    4 ft

    3.
    SV Int..Princess Beatrix greeting polio children.
    8 ft

    4.
    CU Birthday cake.
    3 ft

    5.
    CU Princess Beatrix.
    7 ft

    6.
    SV Joke Okkerman lighting candles.
    5 ft

    7.
    CU Princess Beatrix.
    4 ft

    8.
    SV Princess Beatrix cutting cake.
    6 ft

    9.
    LV Princess Beatrix handing cake to children.
    12 ft



    Initials AH/JH/CW/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews cameras at the Royal Palace, Soestdijk, Holland, Jan 31 filmed four young polio patients presenting a 21st birthday cake to Crown Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands. They represented the Princess Beatrix Polio Fund of which she is patron. After one of the children, nine-year-old Joke Okkerman, had lighted the candles, they all gathered round with Princess Beatrix to taste the cake.

    Holland was gay with national flags as the Crown Princess celebrated her birthday. From public buildings, factories and homes in villages and towns throughout the country, the orange streamer of the House of Orange flew in recognition of the happy occasion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWGDV4Z51MZG2P49MU9PDDQLB
    Media URN:
    VLVACWGDV4Z51MZG2P49MU9PDDQLB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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