• Short Summary

    Ex-King Leopold visits the Inniskilling Dragoons, of which he is Colonel in Chief.

  • Description

    Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

    GV. Ex-King Leopold of the Belgians, leaves car and shakes hands with reception committee. SV. Schoolgirl spectators. GV. Procession to dais, preceded by mace bearer. CV. Soldier on horseback. LV. Leopold as Colonel-in-Chief of the Inniskilling Dragoons regiment, inspecting Guard of Honour. CV. Officer with sword. GV. Leopold walking between the ranks of the Guard of Honour. CV. Nurses in the crowd. GV. Leopold holding the Freedom casket, the Mayor talking. SV. Spectators and the official dais. GV. Two soldiers walking onto the dais with a painting of the Battle of the Rhine, a gift to the Mayor, Alderman T. H. Algeo. LV. The Inniskilling band marching towards camera. GV. The official party with Ex-King Leopold, saluting. GV. The march past. CV. Leopold saluting. SV. Troops marching past.

    (Orig.Neg.)

    This story was shown in Belfast only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    587.08
    Media URN:
    31901
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:55:00 / 01:08:23:00
    Canister:
    56/41

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