The Dutch Royals visit ancient sites and earthquake hit areas in Iran.
Unissued / Unused material -
Persia / Iran.
VS Motorcade carrying the Royal visitors through streets. GV Arena where children stand in lines before Royal visitors. MS Prince Bernhard and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands watching from stands. VS Children waving from arena. VS Temples and palaces in Esfahan. MS Prince Bernhard, Queen Juliana, Princess Beatrix are shown about by the Shah of Persia, Mohammed Reza Pahlevi and Farah Diba. LS Royal cars move along crowd lined road. MS Some Persian women. MS Prince Bernhard and Queen Juliana in open car.
LS Royal cars arriving at Persepolis. MS Dutch and Iran flags flying together. VS The Royal visitors and Shah and Farah Diba look around ancient ruins which used to belong to Kings as Darius and Xerxes.
GV Old village of Dousadj which looks in a pretty bad state as it was hit by an earthquake in 1962. MS Little child crying, with small tent pitched in background. VS Dutch Royal party visit village and watch workmen who are carrying out the rebuilding of the village. GV Some small houses which have already been built to house some of the victims of the earthquake. MS Sign "Dutch Red Cross". VS Queen Juliana visiting the earthquake hit village of Tofak, she walks among ruins. MS Little Arab boy on his own waving flag.
(Dupe.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 06/10/1963.