• Short Summary

    YOUTHS THREW SMOKE BOMBS TODAY (SATURDAY) AT BAARN, HOLLAND WHEN PRINCESS MAGRIET, 23-YEAR OLD THIRD ELDEST DAUGHTER OF QUEEN JULIANA, BECAME FORMAL BETROTHED TO MR.

  • Description

    1.
    TGV CROWD CHEER AS ROYAL CAR ARRIVES AT TOWN HALL
    0.11

    2.
    CU CHILDREN WAVE FLAGS
    0.20

    3.
    STV PRINCESS & VOLLENHOVEN WAVE TO CROWD & ENTER TOWN HALL
    0.44

    4.
    LV INT. COUPLE SIT AT TABLE
    0.55

    5.
    CU VOLLENHOVEN SIGNS
    1.12

    6.
    LV DOCUMENT TO PRINCESS
    1.19

    7.
    SCU PRINCESS SIGNS
    1.32

    8.
    GV EXT. POLICE MINGLE WITH CROWD (2 SHOTS)
    1.39

    9.
    TV ZOOM IN. POLICE ARREST 3 MEN
    1.49

    10.
    SV PRINCESS & VOLENHOVEN OUT OF HALL & WAVE TO CROWD
    2.07



    Initials GHB/V/MR/SGM



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    Background: YOUTHS THREW SMOKE BOMBS TODAY (SATURDAY) AT BAARN, HOLLAND WHEN PRINCESS MAGRIET, 23-YEAR OLD THIRD ELDEST DAUGHTER OF QUEEN JULIANA, BECAME FORMAL BETROTHED TO MR. PETER VAN VOLLENHOVEN, A 27-YEAR OLD DUTCH COMMONER.

    THERE WERE FURTHER INCIDENTS WHEN THE COUPLE WERE RECEIVED BY THE MUNICIPALITY IN ROTTERDAM.

    POLICE DETAINED EIGHT YOUTHS, BUT A LETTER RELEASED THEM. THE BOMBS WERE THROWN OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL WERE THE PRINCESS AND MR. VAN VOLLENHOVEN GAVE A FORMAL NOTICE OF THEIR INTENTION TO WED, WHICH IS REQUIRED UNDER DUTCH LAW. THE COUPLE WILL BE MARRIED IN THE HAGUE ON JANUARY 10.

    A POLICE SPOKESMAN DESCRIBED THE DISTURBANCE AS HOOLIGANISM RATHER THAN ANTI-MONARCHIST SENTIMENT. IN ROTTERDAM, A YOUTH WHO THREW A SMOKE BOMB SEIZED BY THREE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND TAKEN AWAY IN A POLICE CAR.

    NEITHER THE QUEEN AND PRINCE BERNHARD NOR MR. VAN VOLLENHOVEN'S PARENTS ATTENDED THE CEREMONY, NEAR THE SOESTDIJK ROYAL PALACE. THE 50-MAN BAARN POLICE FORCE WAS REINFORCED BY ABOUT 30 MEMBERS OF STATE POLICE AND NEIGHBOURING MUNICIPAL FORCES. THERE WAS CONSIDERABLE OPPOSITION IN HOLLAND TO PRINCESS BEATRIX' RECENT MARRIAGE TO GERMAN DIPLOMAT KLAUS VON AMSBERG.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC31R3QTCP9VKMHWPAS6IUIRU1
    Media URN:
    VLVAC31R3QTCP9VKMHWPAS6IUIRU1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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