• Short Summary

    Pathe informs the British public of tragic death King Albert of Belgium.

  • Description

    The full title reads "ALBERT THE GOOD"

    Belgium.

    King Albert of Belgium seated in royal carriage rides along the crowded street - people cheer. Various shots of the King shaking hands with Great War heroes. Several more shots of the King talking with different people.

    Item ends at (01:40:10). There is a short break before a new title appears at (01:40:12).

    New title reads "SCENES IN BRUSSELS - Torchlight procession & the lying-in-State of the late KING ALBERT."

    Brussels, Belgium.

    Torch light procession carrying the body of King Albert followed by military escort slowly passing along the crowded street. More footage of the procession carrying the body from Laeken to the Royal Palace of Brussels.

    Daylight, Royal Palace, long line of people queuing to bid the last farewell to the King - several shots.

    Note: According to paperwork this item (the second story) belongs to a newsreel issue 34/16 and is mistakenly misplaced here.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    775.25
    Media URN:
    8533
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:34:00 / 01:41:18:00
    Canister:
    34/15

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