• Short Summary

    Belfry of Ypres is restored and opened by the Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE BELFRY OF YPRES - King Leopold of the Belgians performs inauguration ceremony in famous old town."

    Ypres, Belgium.

    Several long shots of the famous old town of Ypres - great old buildings, procession, crowds etc. Medium shot of the Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium in uniform as he walks towards camera with several dignitaries to start the ceremony. Succession of shots of the restored Belfry of Ypres and surrounding buildings - Belfry was destroyed during the Great War. An orchestra marches along the street. Colourful guards in traditional costume in procession.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    773.05
    Media URN:
    8471
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:09:00 / 01:06:48:00
    Canister:
    34/63

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