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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of St Nicholas arriving in Amsterdam, greeted by Queen Juliana and Trygve Lie, riding at the head of a procession through streets lined with crowds of children.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Amsterdam, Netherlands / Holland

    LS Church spire. Various shots, Dutch children including toddlers, lining route for the entry of St Nicholas in Amsterdam on 20th November 1954. MS St. Nicholas on small boat arriving with his attendant "Black Peters". (2 shots). MS St Nicholas alighting from his boat
    LS St. Nicholas being received and walking through crowds and being welcomed by Queen Juliana of Holland, her two younger daughters, Princesses Marijke and Margriet Francesca, and Trygve Lie, former Secretary General of the United Nations Organisation / UNO. (4 shots). MS St Nicholas waving to the crowds of children. MS Crowd of children.

    Various shots, St. Nicholas on his horse "Majestuoso", riding through crowded streets, followed by a procession. Tracking shots of children waving. MS "Black Peters" performing acrobatics. High shot, procession through streets. Various shots, carnival through streets continues with large crowds. MS Trygve Lie and the Mayor on dais in front of the Royal Palace. Various shots of St. Nicholas on horseback riding through streets, followed by carnival and floats.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 22/11/1954.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:34:00 / 01:56:02:00
    UN 2697 A

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