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Title:WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET (384-1 ?) (fragment) [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 665a
Other titles:PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) (384-1 ?) (fragment) [Alternative Title]
Summary: Newsreel item on the state entry of the King and Queen of Belgium into Brussels, 22nd November 1918.
Description: The film is usually in long shot, showing the crowds lining the streets and the procession led by Belgian troops. The King and Queen ride forward into the square and dismount, going forward to talk to the town mayor. Belgian photographers record the occasion. The marchpast continues.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Albert I, King of Belgium (person)
Elisabeth, Queen of Belgium (person)
Max, Adolphe (person)
Brussels, Mayor of (person)
Belgian Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: ceremonies, Belgian - state: entry into Brussels (King Albert) (object name)
journalism and record, Belgian - photographer (object name)
First World War, Armistice & 22/11/1918 (event)
Brussels, Brabant, Belgium (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 181 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a for production details. The precise date of this issue is not known, and the number selected is an estimate, but it appears to be a post-Armistice issue
Summary: see also IWM 370
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 665b and IWM 665c, the can is marked as IWM 665