Princess Margriet of Holland unveils monument to dyke boy at Spaarndam, Holland.
Spaarndam, nr Haarlem, Holland (Netherlands). 1950?
LS. Various shots of the village of Spaarndam, showing canal. MS. A model windmill working. LS. Main street in village (2 shots). Several shots of the Royal yacht 'Piet Hein' arriving at the village, villagers watching. LS. The yacht coming towards. MS. The yacht coming alongside dock. SCU. The yacht alongside. Queen Juliana of Holland with family looking from the yacht.
MS. Queen Juliana and Princess Margriet of Holland waiting to disembark from liner. MS. Queen Juliana shaking hands with personalities on quayside. MS. Queen Juliana and Princess Margriet walking along, Princess Marijke is brought along behind. MS. Queen Juliana walking along with the two Princesses and officials, & LS. MS. Back view, they arrive at monument site for unveiling ceremony - they are unveiling Dyke Boy monument near Haarlem. Several shots of the people gathered for unveiling ceremony. Small girls in pretty dresses and with flowers greet the Princesses. Draped monument foreground.
LS. & MS. Queen Juliana and Princess Marijke. Monument with crowd around. MS. Princess Margriet walking with former Minister Dr L. N. Deckers, up to monument for unveiling. The Princess unveils it. SCU. Princess Margriet looking at monument and walking back to her place. MS. Queen Juliana with Princess Marijke. Princess Margriet joins the girls. Crowd gives them the three cheers. SCU. Queen Juliana, with Princess Marijke chatting with woman sculptor, Grada Rueh. SCU. The Queen chatting with the sculptress. MS. Queen Juliana and Princess Marijke preparing to leave. Various shots of the statue.
Date found in the old record - 12/06/1950.