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  • Short Summary

    King Albert I and members of Belgian Royal Family visit building of new canal.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Vive Le Roi Soldat!' King Albert and his Queen - Belgium's democratic rulers - have great loyal welcome on visit to inspect progress of gigantic new canal."

    Belgium.

    Quick shot of arrival of royals.

    LS of large amount of building work going on around canal.

    King Albert I and members of the royal party are shown the working site.

    Pan across partly built bridge - lots of scaffolding.

    Various shots of King, Queen Elizabeth and possible Crown Prince Leopold. Nice CU shots of Queen walking amongst crowds of onlookers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.19
    Media URN:
    6687
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:21:00 / 01:24:16:00
    Canister:
    33/87

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