• Short Summary

    Princess Margriet unveils a monument to the Dutch mercantile marine in Rotterdam.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Rotterdam, Holland / The Netherlands. Princess Margriet unveils a monument to the Dutch mercantile marine. Dutch voiceover on parts of material.

    GV Bridge. CU Panning up shot of aluminium lined memorial. Various shots of the arrival of Princess Margriet. BV Naval band. CU Princess Margriet. CU Written on monument "1940-45."

    Various Library shots of battle going on between ships, of guns firing, ships being wrecked etc.

    CU Lower part of memorial. Various shots of Princess Margriet accompanied by President of the Monument Committee, walking toward ship telegraph which is in front of memorial, telegraph being put into work by Princess, and with this action Princess unveils the words chiselled in the stone "The Held Course." MS Flags flying. LS Memorial.

    (F/G) Old record suggests that material dates from around 15/04/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2860.21
    Media URN:
    83084
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:32:00 / 01:59:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 2951 D

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