• Short Summary

    Amsterdam celebrates Golden Jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DUTCH GOLDEN JUBILEE".

    Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    Travel shot from car moving through flag-bedecked street in Amsterdam. Approaching flags and festoons, travelling to close up shot of festoons hanging from windows. Maypole surmounted by crown with festoons hanging. Night shot, maypole illuminations. Illuminations in street. Close up shot of illuminations outlined of Crown - dates 1898 - 1948 underneath. Travel shot of illuminated bridges over canal. Illuminated bridge over canal with illuminated boat on canal. General view down canal showing illuminations along banks.

    General view of square in front of Royal Palace. Queen Wilhelmina's car just turning into square. Car arriving outside the Palace. Chauffeur opens door of car. High angle shot of Queen alighting from car. Guard of Honour at the present. Queen Wilhelmina walks towards the officer of the guard. Officer of the guard talking to the Queen. Guard of Honour at the present. Nurse at window holding up Princess Juliana's youngest daughter, Marijke (Maria Christina) - child clapping hands high up in the air. Queen Wilhelmina waves to crowd. Officer salutes.

    Queen turns, walks towards Princess Juliana (later Queen Juliana) and family standing in doorway. Pan over massed crowd on square - mainly girls. Queen on balcony. Princess Juliana, Prince Bernhard and children follow her out. Pan over massed crowds. Queen on balcony of Palace waving. Princess Juliana on balcony of Palace, waving. Pan over massed crowds. Pan over massed crowds waving flags. Dutch Royal Family on balcony waving to crowd. Princess Juliana's daughters Margriet, Irene and Beatrice are seen. Massed crowds waving flags. Queen Wilhelmina waving to crowd from Palace balcony. Queen is abdicating on her Golden Jubilee and her daughter Princess Juliana becomes the new Queen.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:32:00 / 01:40:38:00

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