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  • Short Summary

    Sir Neville Bland decorates war heroes in the Hague, Holland (The Netherlands).

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Sir Neville Bland, on behalf of the King of England decorates war heroes in the Knightly Hall, in the Hague, Holland (The Netherlands).

    L/S personalities sitting in the Knightly Hall in the Hague, panning to the platform where Sir Neville Bland is speaking. M/S as Sir Neville hangs a decoration round the neck of the Dutch Vice-Admiral Van Holthe for the posthumous award of Lieutenant Commander Bessemaker, former Commander of the submarine O.16, which was destroyed in December 1941 by the Japanese.

    Various shots other people receiving decorations. M/S Miss Johanna Maria Folmer, a resistance worker who helped many British prisoners to escape, being decorated. Prince Bernhard is seen on the platform behind. C/U head and shoulders of Miss Folmer. M/S's of the personalities leaving the hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2194.13
    Media URN:
    64546
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:09:00 / 01:28:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 1867 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Sir Neville Bland" in text and tags should read Sir Nevile Bland.

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