• Short Summary

    End of Belgian royal family: King Baudouin returns from USA to rapturous greeting.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Belgian King Welcomed Home".

    Brussels, Belgium.

    King Baudouin back home. G/V members of royal family, including ex-King Leopold, at the airport. M/S King Baudouin descending steps from plane. Crowds. M/S Baudouin being greeted by his mother and grandmother. Various shots King Baudouin being driven through city streets in convertible car. Cheering crowds line the routes, some people try to break through barriers to give King flowers.

    King is returning from USA after crisis in Belgian Royal Family.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1585.08
    Media URN:
    51034
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:26:00 / 01:19:21:00
    Canister:
    59/46

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