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  • Short Summary

    King Albert unveils memorial to King Leopold II where he came ashore in Ostend.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ostend. Belgian Royal Dynasty's Centenary. King Albert unveils Nation's memorial to King Leopold II where he landed from England 100 years ago."

    Ostend, Belgium.

    King Albert and Royal Party come down steps at harbour in Ostend.

    Pan across crowd. Many people are holding flags. Pan ends on memorial - currently draped with large cloth.

    LS of monument as the covering is removed. The memorial includes a large statue of King Leopold II on horseback.

    Shot of the large crowd gathered at the seafront in Ostend.

    Shot looking out to sea showing feet of statue horse in foreground. Pan to show decorated boats in harbour.

    Young boys and girls in uniform march past covered podium where Royal Family are standing. More shots of childrens parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    861.06
    Media URN:
    13306
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:34:00 / 01:09:24:00
    Canister:
    31/59

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