• Short Summary

    King and Queen at Horse Show - Dutch Princess lays foundation stone - King Leopold returns.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Occasions".

    White City Stadium, London. King and Queen attend the International Horse Show.

    LV horse show in progress at White City. MV King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) walking up gangway to box. MV Crowd. MV Pan Iris Kellet on 'Rusty' show jumping. SV Towards Iris Kellet over fence. MV Pan Iris Kellet jumping fence. SV Crowd. MV Colonel H Llewellyn on 'Foxhunter' jumping. SV Jumping fence. MV Jumping fence and knocking over gate.

    Austin Friars, City of London. Princess Irene lays foundation stone for Dutch Church.

    MV Princess Irene of the Netherlands followed by her father, Prince Bernhard, arriving with dignitaries. MV Congregation. SV Princess Irene spreading cement. GV Crowd. MV Princess tapping stone vigorously. CU Stone with inscription in Dutch.

    Brussels, Belgium. King Leopold returns to Belgium after six years in exile.

    SV King Leopold's plane taxiing along. GV Military aerodrome at Evere, near Brussels. SV King Leopold saluting, walks to inspect guard of honour, followed by his two sons, Prince Badouin and Prince Albert. SV Towards and pan Leopold inspecting guard of honour. SV Paul Henri Spaak with other Ministers who disagree with the return of the Monarchy walking through park. VS police and army on guard on approach to Palace. SV Pan Leopold's car driving past guard of honour in front of Palace. LV Pan Leopold's car driving into grounds of Palace.

    NB: name should be spelt King / Prince Baudouin. AH 2002.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:21:00 / 01:31:10:00

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