• Short Summary

    EX-KING LEOPOLD OF BELGIUM WAS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE, PRINCESS DE RETHY, AT ORLY AIRPORT IN PARIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN HE LANDED THERE ON HIS WAY BACK TO BRUSSELS AFTER A VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA.

  • Description

    EX-KING LEOPOLD OF BELGIUM WAS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE, PRINCESS DE RETHY, AT ORLY AIRPORT IN PARIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN HE LANDED THERE ON HIS WAY BACK TO BRUSSELS AFTER A VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA.

    HE ARRIVED BY A COMET JET AIRLINER OF ARGENTINE AIRLINES FROM RIO DE JANEIRO. WHILE IN SOUTH AMERICA HE TOOK PART IN A TWO-MONTH EXPEDITION STUDYING FISH AND OTHER WILD LIFE IN THE AMAZON.

    THE PRINCESS, WEARING AN ELEGANT GREEN COAT AND FUR HAT, WENT ABOARD THE COMET AIRLINER AS SOON AS IT LANDED. SHE AND HER HUSBAND CAME OUT A FEW MINUTES LATER, SMILING.

    ARM IN ARM THEY WALKED TO A RECEPTION ROOM WHERE EX-KING LEOPOLD SPOKE TO REPORTERS. ONE OF THE GIFTS HE BROUGHT BACK FOR THE PRINCESS WAS A MONKEY FROM BRAZIL.

    (FRENCH AND BRITISH NEWSPAPER REPORTS HAVE SAID THAT THE PRINCESS WENT TO PARIS TO MEET EX-KING LEOPOLD TO PUT AN END TO RUMORS THAT THEY WERE INTENDING TO SEPARATE. ASKED BY A REPORTER ABOUT RUMORS OF A DIVORCE, LEOPOLD SAID: "ALL THIS IS ABSOLUTELY FALSE)".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAR2YCE03NK0EJ614IS9G3FSMM
    Media URN:
    VLVAR2YCE03NK0EJ614IS9G3FSMM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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