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  • Short Summary

    Man in military uniform taking an oath - probably King Leopold of Belgium.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Swearing in ceremony in Belgium.

    L/S of court room where a man in ceremonial military uniform is taking oath. The man could be King Leopold of Belgium. He is seen leaving the building, people congratulate him. There is a crowd of waiting people outside gates.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2131.13
    Media URN:
    63471
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:18:00 / 01:50:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 1100 E

Comments (2)

  1. Dingens says

    It is the taking of the oath of prince Charles as regent of the kingdom in the absence of his brother Leopold (regency 1944 -1950)

  2. Falcon says

    This movieclip is from the same film of
    film id 2131.10 "VIP arriving at building 1944" and is indeed
    the inauguration of Prince Charles, count of Flanders in sep. 1944
    Other people in this video are members of the belgian government
    and cardinal Van Roey.

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