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  • Short Summary

    Pathe cameramen attempt to get footage of Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm's Wedding, Doorn, Netherlands (Holland).

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    Doorn, Netherlands (Holland)

    Full titles read: "THE WEDDING THAT NO ONE SAW - Ex-Kaiser once so fond of the limelight successfully eludes the photographers (who came in Battalions) on his Wedding day."

    Intertitle reads: "Prince Eitel Frederich and Dr. Vogel, Court Preacher, who perform the ceremony arrive."

    M/S's and L/S's of Vogel and the Prince arriving by car. Various L/S's of cars arriving and crowds starting to gather.

    Intertitle reads: "Even the Wedding Bouquets were secreted from the vulgar gaze." L/S of of florist walking down country road towards house carrying two large bouquets of flowers. He is followed by a number of children. Good M/S of the florist. Various shots of cameramen looking through the hedges and the bushes of the perimeter trying to catch a glimpse of Kaiser Bill.

    Intertitle reads: "Little "Willy" gave his "Deaths Head" Hussar Uniform an airing !" L/S of the Wilhelm climbing into car and being driven away.

    Intertitle reads: "Ssh! The "All - Highest" in his closed car approaches - so you can't see His Majesty dressed as a Prussian General." Brief L/S of car driving past (difficult to make out whether it is Wilhelm or not). L/S of small crowd outside the now closed gates. L/S of cameramen walking away with equipment. L/S of flag hanging from building on flagpole.

    Note: Much of the footage in this item is the same as appears on Pathe Master Tape *PM0288* Film ID 288.10 - "EX KAISERS SECRET WEDDING".

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:24:00 / 01:52:22:00
    G 927

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