• Short Summary

    Prince Leopold watches review of Belgian troops after manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Near Mons. Belgium's 'P.O.W.' Prince Leopold reviews Belgian Army at conclusion of grand manoeuvres - and pays glowing tribute to valour of 'Old Contemptibles' who fought and fell on same ground in 1914."

    Near Mons, Belgium.

    Belgian troops in combat uniform march in parade across field.

    Prince Leopold, Crown Prince of Belgium, sits on horse in uniform and salutes soldiers.

    More shots of troops marching.

    LS of Prince saluting.

    More shots of parade.

    Prince Leopold rides past crowds who are watching review.

    N.B. POW in this context stands for Prince of Wales - an allusion to Leopold being heir to the Belgian throne.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    733.32
    Media URN:
    6658
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:01:00 / 01:44:18:00
    Canister:
    33/83

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