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  • Short Summary

    Prince Bernhard helps to salvage art treasures in Dutch Royal Palace blaze.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Noordeinde Palace, Hague, Holland (Netherlands). Prince Bernhard helps to salvage art treasures in Dutch Royal Palace blaze.

    Long shot of burning Noordeinde Palace in Hague - firemen playing with hoses. Long shots of firemen on escape directing hose onto burning building - clouds of smoke seen. Angle shot of fireman on escape ladder, pan down to burning building. Firemen attending to pump in leafy lane. Close up shot of hands turning water cock. Firemen on roof top. Men throwing curtains through window. Two policemen carrying vase from Palace. Boy scouts and soldiers in chain passing goods out. Soldiers carrying stand with daggers and swords in. Close up shot of soldiers passing goods. Interior, burnt out palace. Towards, Prince Bernhard of Holland leaving. Soldiers by gilded screen, pan down to clocks. Buddha on lawn. Close up shot of a painting. Pan, royal possessions on lawn.

    Possibly connected with 48/42 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1518.22
    Media URN:
    59703
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:54:00 / 01:21:51:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 027 J

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