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The new Dutch government: the ministry Drees-Van Schaik

Week number 48-33

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.


On August 7 the government without a parliamentary majority Drees takes up office: a number of ministers (from the previous cabinet Beel) return. The members of the cabinet are introduced to the viewers. The new ministers are filmed as they enter Palace Soestdijk to be sworn in by the princess-regent Juliana; the second time they are filmed when the complete team of ministers poses for the press in a conference room in The Hague. Also see persons register. SHOTS: 00:03 SWEARING IN - ext. Palace Soestdijk; - in succession climbing the stairs: Weijers and Sassen (in that order); Joekes; Stikker; Rutten; Schokking 00:38 POSING - the ministers line up behind a table; 00:42 J.R.H. van Schaik (left); Dr. W. Drees (right); 00:46 E.M.J.A. Sassen; 00:49 L. Götzen; 00:51 J.H. van Maarseveen; 00:54 Dr. J.R.M. van den Brink; 00:57 J. in 't Veld; 01:00 P. Lieftinck; 01:03 S.L. Mansholt; 01:06 Th.R.J. Weijers; 01:09 W.F. Schokking; 01:13 Dr. F.J.Th. Rutten; 01:16 A.M. Joekes; 01:19 D.U. Stikker.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
9 August 1948


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Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision