• Short Summary

    ROYAL RELATIVES, FLOWERS AND CONGRATULATIONS ARRIVED IN A STEADY STREAM TO THE BELVEDERE PALACE IN LAEKEN, BELGIUM, ON JULY 5TH, TO WELCOME THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY.

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    CU NEWSPAPER HEADLINES
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    2.
    CU DITTO.
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    3.
    SV PEOPLE IN STREET LOOK AT NEWS STAND
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    GV BELVEDERE PALACE
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    LV PALACE
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    SV NEWSPAPER REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS WAIT
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    CU PAN.. CAR OF THE DOCTOR OF PRINCESS PAOLA ARRIVING
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    8.
    SV WOMEN CARRYING FLOWERS
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    CU BOUQUET OF FLOWERS ON STEP
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    SV MAN CARRIES IN BASKET OF FLOWERS
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    SV PAN.. QUEEN ELISABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER IN CAR LEAVING
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    GV BELVEDERE PALACE
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ROYAL RELATIVES, FLOWERS AND CONGRATULATIONS ARRIVED IN A STEADY STREAM TO THE BELVEDERE PALACE IN LAEKEN, BELGIUM, ON JULY 5TH, TO WELCOME THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY.

    A FEW HOURS BEFORE, PRINCESS PAOLA, 24-YEAR OLD WIFE OF PRINCE ALBERT, GAVE BIRTH TO A DAUGHTER, THEIR SECOND CHILD. THE BABY WILL BE CHRISTENED ASTRID, IN MEMORY OF THE LATE QUEEN ASTRID, MOTHER OF PRINCE ALBERT, WHO DIED IN A CAR SMASH IN SWITZERLAND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO.

    ELISABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER WAS ONE OF THE FIRST VISITORS TO SEE THE BABY PRINCESS WHO IS SAID TO HAVE FAIR HAIR, BLUE EYES AND WEIGHS 7 POUNDS 4 OUNCES.

    PRINCE ALBERT IS HEIR TO THE THRONE, WHILE HIS BROTHER, KING BAUDOUIN, HAS NO CHILD. THE PRINCE, WHO WAS 28 THE FOLLOWING DAY, MARRIED PRINCESS PAOLA IN 1959. A SON, PRINCE PHILIPPE, WAS BORN TO THEM IN 1960.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACU42JSV1GLIBJZY943MT99APK
    Media URN:
    VLVACU42JSV1GLIBJZY943MT99APK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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