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  • Short Summary

    King and Queen of Spain attend military ceremony.

  • Description

    King Alphonso XIII and Queen Ena of Spain. Location of events unknown, somewhere in Spain.

    Opens with shot of people, mostly soldiers, kneeling before the king in a yard outside a white building. They rise. Shot of King and Queen up on a dais with flag with other dignitaries. The Queen is reading something. Man carries flag down.

    On the ground is a military ceremony: flag is held by one soldier while others march forward, an officer in front stops at flag, makes a quick bow and salute to it, he then turns and continues forward, others follow. Two photographers pop up in foreground to take pictures of event.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.17
    Media URN:
    70946
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:46:00 / 01:17:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 004 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Alphonso" in the title and body text should read Alfonso.

    The footage could potentially be as early as 1906.

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