A Dutch newsreel including items on the launch of the 'Princess Beatrix' ferry, the unveiling of the statue 'Zoete-lieve-Gerritje' and the athletics competition between the Netherlands and West Germany.
Documentary about the city of Vlissingen.
Documentary by filmmaker Willy Mullens about the sights and attractions of Vlissingen. The intertitles offer historical background information. As in many of Mullens' ‘city films’, this film begins with a panoramic shot filmed from a tower. The city, the Scheldt river, and the city’s industries are shown. The documentary devotes considerable attention to the ports and the shipyards, to pilotage, and to the Vlissingen heroes Michiel de Ruyter and Frans Naerebout.
Promotional film about the municipality of Haarlem.
This film shows Haarlem at its best: the St. Bavo Cathedral, street scenes, historic buildings, and beautiful parks and villas. Many of these shots were filmed from sailing boats, moving trams, and a church tower.
Documentary about the city of Utrecht. This film is dedicated to Mayor Reiger, who had a great deal of influence on the development of Utrecht at the turn of the century. The opening shot is an aerial view of downtown, filmed from the hundred-metre-high Domtoren. Considerable attention is paid to the Domtoren, the Domkerk, the nearby university, and the most important canals. From a boat in the canal, the filmmaker depicts the shipyard basements and the low-lying quays. Many passers-by pose for the camera. Footage is also shot from a moving tram.
Documentary about Leeuwarden.
Documentary about Hoorn.
This film about Hoorn focuses on the glorious past of this former VOC city. Hoorn is presented as a typical small town in Holland, where the prosperity of the past is still visible.
Documentary about Harlingen, an old Frisian harbour town.
Reportage about the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the VVV in Leeuwarden.