Annual commemoration of Dutch people who died during German occupation.
Unused / unissued material -
Amsterdam, Holland / The Netherlands. Annual commemoration of Dutch people who died during German occupation. Dutch voiceovered material.
VS crowds and photographer at the National Monument in Amsterdam. MS Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard carry wreath to monument. MS Crowd looking on. LS Queen Juliana, Prince Bernhard and others standing to attention. CU the Wreath. Elevated LS of the ceremony at the monument. LS Cathedral in Amsterdam. Elevated LS Int: Cathedral, showing Queen Juliana, Prince Bernhard and the four Princesses, seated. CU Queen Juliana. CU Prince Bernhard. MS Member from each of the Dutch services. MS Five caskets each containing records of the names of the dead who lost their lives during the 5 years occupation. Elevated LS of the service in progress. MS Man in front of microphone addressing service CUs of statues in park. CU One of the caskets containing names. MS Man in front of microphone speaking. Various shots statues in park. MS Man in front of microphone speaking. MS Part of audience. LS Queen Juliana speaking at microphones CU Princess Beatrix. CU Princess Irene. MS Queen Juliana in front of microphone speaking. Elevated GV. of the service in progress. MS Queen Juliana in front of microphones speaking. LS Pan down Cathedral front, as congregation leaves LS as Dutch royal family walk behind bearers of the containers CU Guard of Honour. Various shots inside memorial building, where records are taken from boxes and placed in concrete container LS as the four Princesses walk over to unfold flag (Princess Maria is led by the hand by Princess Margriet) LS as Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard walk forward to look at the record of names. CU of names in book. LS Record of names in containers.
(Mute. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/04/1960.