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    Toddler Prince Willem Alexander steals lime light on Dutch Queen Juliana's 60th birthday.

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    No title. Queen Juliana's 60th birthday - grandson Willem Alexander steals show. Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    High angled panning shot crowds filing past Soestdijk Palace. Panning M/S Dutch Royal Family standing on steps of the Soestdijk Palace. C/U Prince Claus Von Amsberg and Crown Princess Beatrix, she is holding Prince Johan Friso, her second son, also with them is Princess Christina. C/U Princess Margriet and her husband Pieter Van Vollenhoven, with them is their one-year-old son Prince Maurits. M/S toddlers Prince Willem Alexander and Prince Maurits kissing each other. Two men carry gift of a lamb up the steps towards the royal family, zoom in to the lamb. C/U Prince Willem Alexander stroking the lamb, pan up as he walks away from it. Panning shot as Prince Willem-Alexander walks away from the lamb, his Aunt Irene tries to grab hold of him but he falls on the steps. Princess Irene is picks him up, he doesn't cry.

    M/S African people in costumes parading outside the palace. M/S Prince Willem Alexander playing with balloon, he throws the balloon in air. M/S as a woman picks up the balloon and gives it back to Prince Willem Alexander. L/S taken from palace looking down as crowds filing past. In middle of the lawn in front of the palace is the figure, "60". M/S Queen Juliana standing on steps of palace waving bouquet of flowers to the people, she turns and walks into palace.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:02:00 / 01:18:07:00

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