Scenes in around St. Pieters Church, Leiden grating the Doctorate of Honour to Field Marshal Smuts
Leiden, The Netherlands (formerly Holland)
HONOUR FOR FIELD MARSHAL JAN SMUTS.
The doctorate of honour is granted to Field Marshal Jan Smuts in St. Pieters Church, in Leiden. Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard, ministers and members of the Diplomatic corps are present. L.S. Elevated, interior of church. M.S. Smuts arriving in church for the ceremony. M.S. Front view Juliana and Bernhard arriving. Smuts shakes hands with them. L.M.S. General scene in side the church. L.S. Elevated shot ditto. M.S. Side view Vice Chancellor Professor Van Oven opening the ceremony. L.M.S. Side view, Smuts seated between Juliana and Bernhard listening. Audience in background. M.S. front view ditto. M.S. Ditto. Elevated general scene in the church. L.M.S. View of audience between church pillars. M.S. Side view Professor Van Bemmelen the promoter of the honour speaks (in Dutch) S.C.U. Smuts listening. L.S. Elevated, general scene. M.S. Professor Bemmelen speaking. M.S. Audience rising to its feet. M.S. Elevated scene round the Royal couple and Smuts. M.S. Side view Smuts receives the degree from Professor Van Bemmelen. S.C.U. Smuts holding the degree. M.S. Important officials sit down. M.S. General view of the audience as Smuts starts to speak. M.S. Smuts speaks (in Dutch). M.S. Audience (2 shots). M.S. ditto. L.M.S. General scene in church. M.S. Ditto Smuts speaking. L.M.S. Front view smuts speaking with audience. M.S. Low angle exterior of front of Leiden church. S.C.U. Mr and Mrs Smuts leaving the church after the ceremony (Smuts in top hat). LS. Scene outside church as Smuts and audience leave. Pan up to top of church. Dutch flag flying.
Dialogue in Dutch