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    President Hindenburg visiting the Rhineland, Germany.

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    Hindenburg in evacuated Rhineland. Location of events unknown.

    German President Paul von Hindenburg visits the Rhineland in 1926; after the British troops' evacuation of the city on December 1; 1925. (The Allies did not complete the evacuation until 1930.) Shot of group of military and governmental officials (?) standing outside building waiting for Hindenburg to drive past. Group of schoolgirls dressed in white; all waving handkerchiefs. Car driving past w/ Hindenburg (? - hard to be certain from this shot).

    Soldiers riding horses down street; followed by motorcade. Boys in uniforms playing fifes & drums. Cars driving past- -von H. is in 2nd; with hat removed. More horse guards follow. Another view of procession; heading away. Wide shot looking from hill across park to street where spectators are lined up and cars driving through; in BG an old building w/ tower; and Cathedral farther back on left. Shot from behind spectators; some of the people running toward street as procession passes. Parades; statesmen; Germany.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:26:00 / 01:37:27:00
    ON 494 G

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