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    100,000 people walk past palace in Madrid as show of loyalty to King Alfonso and Queen Ena.

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    Item title reads - WONDERFUL DEMONSTRATION OF LOYALTY. Crowd of over 100,000 in procession which took over 4 hours to pass, demonstrate their loyalty to King Alfonso and Queen Ena. Madrid, Spain.

    Dignitaries walk through Madrid, one carries a standard and some are in military uniform, they bow and wave their hats. M/S of King Alfonso (Alphonso ?) XIII and Queen Ena on the balcony of their palace, he smiles and salutes. L/S of the huge crowds walking along.

    Intertitle - '9000 mayors, from all over the country, took part. General Primo de Rivera "the Mussolini of Spain" was also present.'

    M/S of General Primo de Rivera on the balcony talking animatedly to a lady. M/S as the King and Queen stand on the balcony, he salutes, their children join them. L/S of the family on the balcony as the people walk past, M/S as the dignitaries take their hats off and wave as they pass. M/S of two boys on the balcony they wave and salute. L/S of people walking through again and the King and Queen on the balcony. A man with a standard bows as he passes, men sweep up rubbish in front of them. Various dignitaries pass, some wear uniforms and carry standards, others wave. M/S of the King and General stood on the balcony with another woman.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:36:00 / 01:31:26:00
    G 1160

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "M/S of King Alfonso (Alphonso ?)" - it's Alfonso.

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