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Opening of the States-General by Prime Minster L.J.M. Beel


Because Queen Wilhelmina is ill (bronchitis) she authorized Prime Minister L.J.M. Beel to open the State-General (Dutch parliament) and deliver the Queen's speech. SHOTS: - a motorcade of cars, escorted by motorcycles, arrives at the Binnenhof; large crowd; - Beel stands in front of the podium behind a lectern in the Ridderzaal (Knight's hall) and addresses the people; 0:32 from left to right Mini…