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    Holland celebrates the birth of Princess Maria Christina. The Netherlands.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Holland celebrates the birth of Maria Christina, a daughter to Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard. The Netherlands.

    L/S the royal palace, Amsterdam. M/S's shopkeeper putting pictures of the Royal Family in their windows. M/S passers-by pausing to look at them. M/S of palace through archway. L/S Princess Juliana's palace in Soestdyck. M/S and C/U as a passer-by stops to ask a soldier on guard at the gates for the latest news. M/S palace. L/S two soldiers patrolling in snow covered field. M/S military equipment. C/U Baron Baud, Private Secretary to Queen Wilhelmina, speaking into a telephone at his desk. M/S as he shakes hands with army officer. C/U the empty Royal cradle.

    Various shots and takes as journalist jumps to answer the phone and they get to work. M/S woman at teleprinter. C/U as one of them beats a gong to inform colleagues who are dozing. They wake and run out of the door. Various shots as Princess Juliana's doctor, de Groot, leaves his house and drives away. C/U's huge shields, surmounted by crowns, being hung outside door. They bear the names of the Royal Princesses. C/U's as a chef puts a cake shaped like a cradle on the table. Various shots journalists typing on portable typewriters. C/U's the Dutch flag flying from balconies.

    Cataloguer's note: date of item: 26/2/1947.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:06:50:00
    UN 1640 B

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