• Short Summary

    Queen regnant Her Royal Highness Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates the throne to her daughter, Juliana

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Abdication of Queen Wilhelmina

    NETHERLANDS: North Holland: Amsterdam: Dam Square: Royal Palace:
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    AMSTERDAM Two thousands ships and crews pay tribute to Wilhelmina on day of her abdication. Huge crowds in front of Royal Palace seen Wilhelmina declare her abdication in favour of Juliana and Juliana reply paying tribute to her Mother Juliana joined on balcony by three princesses and later, with Bernhard and children drive through city to receive homage of her people

    PRINCESS BEATRIX Seen on balcony with Juliana on occasion of Wilhelmina's abdication. Later, driving around city with Bernhard and Juliana and two sisters

    PRINCE BERNHARD Riding with Juliana and three children in coach through Amsterdam after Queen Wilhelmina abdicates in favour of Juliana

    HOLLAND Wilhelmina abdicates in favour of Juliana. Amsterdam one mass of cheering crowds in front of Royal Palace. Ships in the harbour all beflagged. wilhelmina and Juliana seen on balcony. Wilhelmina seen asking the people's acclamation for Juliana to succeed her. Juliana pays tribute to her mother. Later, accompanied by Bernhard and three children drives through Amsterdam to receive the homage of her people

    IRENE. PRINCESS OF HOLLAND On balcony with two sisters on occasion of Wilhalmina's abdication in favour of Juliana. Later, three princesses drive with Mother and Father through Amsterdam receiving homage of the people

    PRINCESS JULIANA Seen on balcony of balcony of Royal Palace when Queen Wilhelmina abdicates in favour of Juliana. Wilhelmina seen asking the people's acclamation in favour of Juliana. Juliana then pays tribute to her Mother's years of reign. Seen riding through Amsterdam with Bernhard and three children receiving homage of her people

    LONDON AIRPORT Princess Margaret preparing to leave London Airport for Amsterdam to represent King and Queen at Juliana's coronation - her first overseas mission alone

    PRINCESS MARGARET Seen preparing to leave London airport for Amsterdam to represent King and Queen at Juliana's coronation. Seen getting into plane on her first overseas mission alone

    WILHELMINA Abdication to Queen Wilhelmina. Two thousand ships and crews bid farewell to the Queen. Crowds gathered before Royal Palace. Wilhelmina seen announcing her abdication in favour of Juliana. Juliana says tribute to her mother. Wilhelmina leaves the balcony and her place taken by the young Princesses

    Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1890-1948), Royalty
    House of Orange, monarchy, ruler, succession, throne, government, Mavrouw
    Background: Queen regnant Her Royal Highness Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates the throne to her daughter, Juliana

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    Film ID:
    VLVAZZ5VE9CB2DCU9ZFQS4YG41CJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAZZ5VE9CB2DCU9ZFQS4YG41CJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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