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  • Short Summary

    An official visit by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Brussels.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Brussels, Belgium

    Various shots, pan down from the Place Poelaert to the courtyard where the Horse Guard of Honour awaits the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II. LS A crowd-lined street, empty of traffic, awaiting the Queen's arrival. Various shots, the Queen arrives and is greeted by the Mayor of Brussels, Julien Cooremans. She gets into an open car and heads off with the Horse Guards through the streets lined with crowds. Her car is followed by another bringing Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and another member of the Royal Party.

    Various shots in the Grand Place in front of the City Hall. The crowds watch the flag display (possibly guild liveries) and a company dancing the 'Ommegang Pageant' performed by dancers in medieval attire. Various shots, the Queen lays a wreath in a ceremony at the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier . The Queen and Prince Philip sign the book before driving off in an open car. LS The Royal party on the balcony of City Hall watching the pageant, women dance and men walk on stilts.

    Note: Date on original record: 10/05/1966. Poor picture quality in some places, picture appears overexposed. Cameraman reports on dope sheet that they had camera trouble during filming.

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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:
    01:41:07:00 / 01:46:54:00
    UN 4146 B

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