• Short Summary

    Queen Wilhelmina performs the State Opening of Parliament, her daughter Princess Juliana accompanies her. The Hague, Holland, The Netherlands.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Opening of Parliament by Queen of the Netherlands.

    The Hague, Holland, The Netherlands.

    M/S of Dutch members of Parliament in their uniforms and cocked hats walk in procession. M/S as a big gun is fired and crowds wave and cheer. M/S of the royal coach carrying Queen Wilhelmina as she drives in state, various shots as she waves. Soldiers stand to attention as they make their way through the streets. Princess Juliana steps out of the coach followed by Queen Wilhelmina, they enter parliament. M/S interior of parliament as the Queen makes a speech in Dutch. Various shots of the building and people outside. M/S as they get back into the coach and drive off.

    M/S of Princess Juliana and her fiance Prince Bernhard driving through the streets in an open topped carriage. Various shots as they wave to the crowds as they pass. M/S of a young woman waving her little girl's hand. M/S of children in their sick beds waving the Dutch flag.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:37:00 / 01:54:03:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    This event took place on 3 November 1936.

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