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  • Short Summary

    Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany is shown enjoys a walk during his exile at Doorn in Holland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ex-Kaiser in exile. Pathe Gazette presents first and exclusive pictures of ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II at Doorn, Holland.

    Intertitle - 'These pictures are the first to be obtained since his dramatic flight into Holland, 7 years ago.'

    L/S of snow on the ground outside a big house, the door opens and ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany walks out with his lady, a man and woman with a child are also with him, they walk down the drive with their dogs. He is wrapped up in a fur coat and walks out into the snow and further down the path, various shots as they make their way through trees and into an archway.

    Intertitle - 'a stroll through Doorn.' L/S as they emerge from the arch through the middle of a building and carry on walking, the dogs run about. They turn the corner and we watch them carry on down the lane. M/S as they walk through snow covered trees and past the camera. M/S of them in the town as they walk past shops and buildings, a man takes his hat off to the ex-Kaiser. Wilhelm does the same to another man who is walking along. M/S as they walk through a gate into a snow covered field, various shots as they walk through a path, it is snowing quite heavily as they turn a corner and walk up the drive, he bows to the lady and throws bread to the ducks. M/S as the strokes his Alsatian, it jumps up at him. M/S of the ducks on the snow covered pond, he also feeds some bread to his Dachshund and Alsatian.

    Intertitle - 'as he was - "all highest war lord".....' Archive material of the Kaiser during the war, he salutes as troops march past him.

    Missing intertitle - 'as he is now - in exile.' Cut to M/S of him stood in the snow talking to the lady. He looks at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    442.28
    Media URN:
    25428
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1925
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:43:00 / 01:59:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1255

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