The Dutch Royals celebrate Christmas with a service and party for their staff,
Unused / unissued material -
Amsterdam, Holland / The Netherlands. Queen Juliana entertains the Dutch Royal Household at Christmas. Dutch voiceovered newsreel material.
LS Audience / Congregation. MS Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard taking their places. MS Prince Bernhard talking to audience. LS Audience singing hymn. CU Candles of Christmas tree alight. MS Juliana speaking excerpts from the Gospel of St Luke. CU Various guests. LS Princess Beatrix speaking. LS With the children on stage around the crib singing 'Silent Night'. MS Two children singing to a cradle. CU Choirboy. MS Juliana and Bernhard. MS children lighting candles. LS Children on stage acting in Nativity play.
LS Guests receiving drinks being served by Queen Juliana. CU Princess Marijke drinking cup of tea. MS Queen and two princesses handing gifts to household staff.
(Lav.) Old record suggests this material dates from December 1954.