• Short Summary

    Blankers-Koen greeted by jubilant crowds, travels in open carriage through crowded streets.

  • Description

    Hoek of Holland.

    (Francina) Fanny Blankers-Koen returns to Holland. Dutch commentary. Approx. 20,000 people were gathered in the streets, festivities went on during the whole evening and night.

    L.S. The ship, carrying Mrs. Blankers-Koen and other athletes, arriving to the Hoek of Holland. M.S. Ship docking at quayside. M.S. Mrs. Blankers-Koen and other girls waving from deck. S.C.U. Towards, Mrs. Blankers-Koen walking ashore. M.S. She and other girl athletes walk through crowds on the quay. C.U. walking through crowds. M.S. Walking through crowds. C.U. walking through crowds. M.S. walking through crowds. C.U. Mrs. Blankers-Koen medals being shown to crowd. M.S. Team Leaving in train. C.U. Team leaving in train.


    M.S. Blankers getting into coach. M.S. Mrs. Blankers picks up her children M.S. Crowd looking from house windows. M.S. being taken through crowd in coach. M.S. Applauding from top of tram. C.U. Blankers in coach M.S. Being taken through streets by coach. M.S. In coach. L.S. Through Streets C.U. Through Streets. M.S. Car with Blankers going through streets. L.S. Crowd waving. M.S. In coach through streets. L.S. Confetti from houses showering on her. M.S. Confetti from houses showering on her. Tracking shot of crowd on bridge. L.S. Carriage arriving at City Hall. M.S. Inside City Hall. C.U. Burgomaster Mr. D'Ailly Speech in the name of the city council 'we don't know what we are to present to you. You don't care any more for golden medals.' C.U. Mrs. Blankers listening to speech. (2 shots) M.S. Mrs. Blankers listening to speech. M.S. Burgomaster looks at the remembrance book of the golden jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina. C.U. Burgomaster shakes hands and gives book over. C.U. Blankers walking away. C.U. Mrs. Blankers looking at it. M.S. Crowd applauding. M.S. Mrs. Blankers making speech. L.S. Carriage through streets to house. L.S. Flats with people looking on. Tracking shot further through street. M.S. Crowd with coach outside house. L.S. Crowd on top of Flats. C.U. Banner with achievements symbolised. M.S. Other members of team entering house. M.S. Blankers standing for National Hymn. M.S. Crowd pan to Blankers in coach. M.S. Mrs. Blankers in coach. M.S. Crowd pan to Blankers in coach.M.S. Blankers in coach. C.U. Mrs. Blankers receives bicycle from neighbours. C.U. Horses Heads. M.S. Entering house. C.U. Shaking hands with friends M.S. People watching from windows. M.S. Mrs Blankers waving from window. C.U. Blankers waving from window. M.S.Crowd.C.U. Mrs. Blankers waving from window.

    (Comb. Lav.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:33:00 / 01:42:34:00
    UN 1981 C

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