• Short Summary

    IN THE HAGUE, THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT HAS GIVEN GENERAL APPROVAL TO THE WAY THE CABINET HANDLED PRINCESS IRENE'S ENGAGEMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PARLIAMENT BUILDING
    0.06

    2.
    GV CROWDS
    0.11

    3.
    GV FLAG ON BUILDING
    0.14

    4.
    GV IRENE & CARLOS ARRIVE
    0.17

    5.
    GV CROWD
    0.19

    6.
    GV IRENE & CARLOS STEP FROM CAR (2 SHOTS)
    0.27

    7.
    GV COUPLE HOLDING FLOWERS.
    0.28

    8.
    GV BOTH FAMILIES ON STEPS
    0.34

    9.
    GV CROWDS
    0.36

    10.
    GV FAMILIES ENTER PARLIAMENT BUILDING
    0.41

    11.
    GV AIRCRAFT ON TARMAC
    0.44

    12.
    GV IRENE & CARLOS LEADING FAMILIES TOWARDS PLANE (2 SHOTS)
    1.02

    13.
    SV PARTY BOARDS PLANE
    1.O9

    14.
    SV IRENE SAYING GOODBYE
    1.17

    15.
    SCV AIRCRAFT PROP
    1.19

    16.
    GV AIRCRAFT TAXIS
    1.25

    17.
    GV ORLY AIRPORT
    1.29

    18.
    LV PLANE ARRIVING
    1.35

    19.
    GV CARLOS AND FAMILY ENTER AIRPORT LOUNGE (3 SHOTS)
    2.01

    20.
    SCV CARLOS
    2.07



    Initials JT/S-V/CR/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE HAGUE, THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT HAS GIVEN GENERAL APPROVAL TO THE WAY THE CABINET HANDLED PRINCESS IRENE'S ENGAGEMENT. IT WAS A STORMY DEBATE, WITH A BARRAGE OF QUESTIONS FORM THE OPPOSITION.

    JUST BEFORE IT BEGAN, PRINCESS IRENE AND HER SPANISH FIANCE, DON CARLOS, VISITED THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING TO MEET CABINET MINISTERS AND THEIR WIVES. IT WAS DURING A SIGHT-SEEING TOUR OF THE DUTCH CAPITAL. BOTH FAMILIES OF THE COUPLE WERE ALSO THERE.

    DURING THE DEBATE, THE PRIME MINISTER, DR. VICTOR MARIJNEN, DENIED CHARGES THAT THE COUPLE WERE ALREADY MARRIED - AND THAT QUEEN JULIANA'S HUSBAND, PRINCE BERNHARD, WAS A SECRET CATHOLIC.

    THE CHARGES CAME JUST AS PRINCE BERNHARD WAS FLYING DON CARLOS AND MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY TO PARIS, ON THEIR WAS BACK TO MADRID. PRINCESS IRENE WAS AT THE AIRPORT WITH HER PARENTS AND SISTERS TO SAY GOODBYE.

    MEANWHILE, BACK IN PARLIAMENT, THE DEBATE WAS CONTINUING. THE SOCIALIST OPPOSITION WARNED AGAINST THE DUTCH PRINCESS BEING "USED AS A TOOL IN THE INTERNAL STRUGGLE IN SPAIN" FOR THE RETURN OF A MONARCHY.

    IN HIS SPEECH, DR. MARIJNEN SAID THAT PRINCESS IRENE WOULD BE MARRIED IN HOLLAND. THERE WOULD BE A CIVIL CEREMONY, FOLLOWED BY A SERVICE IN A CHURCH. NO DATE HAD BEEN FIXED. HE REVEALED THAT AFTER HER SECRET CONVERSION TO ROMAN CATHOLICISM SHE MADE A SECRET VISIT TO THE POPE.

    DON CARLOS AND HIS PARENTS AND SISTERS ARRIVED IN PARIS THIS EVENING (TUESDAY) FOR A SHORT STOP-OVER BEFORE FLYING ON TO MADRID. HE IS EXPECTED TO BE SOON REUNITED WITH HIS FIANCEE IN SPAIN. THE COUPLE ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO MEET GENERAL FRANCO, WHO IS REPORTED TO HAVE TRANSFERRED PREFERENCE TO DON CARLOS, RATHER THAN PRINCE JUAN, AS A POTENTIAL SPANISH KING.

    DON CARLOS AND HIS FAMILY HAD BEEN IN HOLLAND TO MEET THE DUTCH ROYAL FAMILY AND FOR THE BETROTHAL CEREMONIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAK27Z0XKXS33FNXU6HTF52023
    Media URN:
    VLVAK27Z0XKXS33FNXU6HTF52023
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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