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    Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm's wedding in Doorn, Holland, (Netherlands).

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    Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm in Doorn, Holland (Netherlands).

    Full titles read: "EX KAISER'S 'SECRET' WEDDING - Police Patrols miles of wire netting and every precaution is being taken to prevent photographs being taken of ceremony - but we are trying !"

    L/S of guard standing at next to large gateway to big house. L/S of man in overcoat walking around path on the outside of what looks like a perimeter fence. L/S of the house.

    Intertitle reads: "THE WEDDING THAT NO ONE SAW - Ex-Kaiser once so fond of the limelight successfully eludes the photographers (who came in Battalions) on his Wedding day." "Prince Eitel Frederich and Dr. Vogel, Court Preacher, who perform the ceremony arrive."

    M/S's and L/S's of Vogel and the Prince arriving by car. Various L/S's of cars arriving and crowds starting to gather.

    Intertitle reads: "Even the Wedding Bouquets were secreted from the vulgar gaze." L/S of of florist walking down country road towards house carrying two large bouquets of flowers. He is followed by a number of children. Good M/S of the florist. Various shots of cameramen looking through the hedges and the bushes of the perimeter trying to catch a glimpse of Kaiser Bill.

    Intertitle reads: "Ssh! The "All - Highest" in his closed car approaches - so you can't see His Majesty dressed as a Prussian General." Brief L/S of car driving past (difficult to make out whether it is Wilhelm or not). L/S of small crowd outside the now closed gates. L/S of cameramen walking away with equipment. L/S of flag hanging from building on flagpole.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:32:00 / 01:20:24:00
    G 925

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