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Documentary about the town of Amerongen.

‘Amerongen: a previously unknown Dutch village, but since 1919 ... a famous royal resort’. With this text, filmmaker Willy Mullens begins this short promotional film, which was made for the municipality of Amerongen. The film begins like a typical ‘city film’, including the panoramic opening shot of Amerongen and its surroundings, but half-way through begin to focus on Amerongen’s most famous resident: Wilhelm II, the former Emperor of Germany.


Documentary about Medemblik.

In an extensive introduction, this documentary refers to the long history of the town of Medemblik, which begins as early as 344 AD. The town was built on the site where, according to legend, the Frisian King Radboud (c. 680 - 719) built a fortress.