Royal guests attend the reception for a double celebration in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A large crowd gathered to pay tribute to the beloved Queen of Netherlands, Queen Juliana and her husband Prince Bernhard on the occassion of their 25th wedding ceremony and Queen's 53rd birthday. Princesses of Netherlands Beatrix,Princess Irene and Princess Margriet move past the crowd in a royal baggy. The crowd greets the princesses. Guests include Queen Elizabeth with the Shah of Iran they arrive at the palace for the reception. Princess Margarita, King of Norway Olav V and King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden, King Philip of Britain and others also attend the reception. Fire works organized for the occasion.
Anti-communist protestors riot in support of the Hungarian Uprising of 1956, and against Soviet efforts to stop the Hungarian revolution. The crowds demonstrate holding torch light and banners in West Berlin. People set a structure on fire during the demonstration in Paris, France. People outside the Communist Party Headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands demonstrate. The angry crowd throws objects at the Felix Meritis building, located at 324 Keizersgracht, Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, site of the offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands. Broken glass in a window outside the headquarters offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands.. The protestors seen people outside the Felix Meritis building.
Damage from protests against the Communist Party of the Netherlands, as supporters of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 rallied in other countries, also, against communism. Scene outside the Felix Meritis hall at 324 Keizersgracht, Centrum, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Broken glass in a window outside the headquarters offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands. View in the broken window of bricks, and an edition of the Dutch Communist Party newspaper "De Waarheid." The ledge below the broken window has lettering "...RUWIELEN PLAATSEN S.V.P." A bicycle leaning against the wall beside the damage. A crowd of citizens standing on a bridge. Policemen keep a vigil in front of a looted storefront with broken glass. Sign "Boekhandel" above the storefront. A streetcar or trolley passes in the street in front of the store. Scenes of an injured citizen demonstrator in front of a building by a sign, "P. Filedt Kok Arts". An ambulance passes by a crowd. Another looted building with broken glass. Scenes of police pulling several people out of the Felix Meritis building. Photographers race to capture pictures as police chase away the crowd and onlookers.
Austrian refugees arrive at a relief center run by a relief committee in Amsterdam, Netherlands after the annexation of Austria by Germany prior to World War II. The refugees enter the Amsterdam Headquarters. They eat at a table. The refugees showing passports to a porter. A refugee shows a Jewish passport with a 'J' on it. Secretary of the Committee Miss Pereira examines the passports. The refugees enter the relief headquarters.
Former war correspondents from America in Amsterdam, Netherlands to mark the 25th anniversary of Allied invasion of Europe during World War II. A sign on a building reads 'Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky' in Amsterdam. Two correspondents carry a wreath as others follow them. They place the wreath at the National Monument war memorial in Dam Square, designed by J.J.P. Oud, opposite the Hotel Krasnapolsky. Correspondents and wives talk. A correspondent draws a sketch of the National Monument, its Obelisk visible in the drawing.
Anti-Communist crowds demonstrate at night against Communist Party in Netherlands (CPN), following Russian intervention against Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Amsterdam police attempt to maintain order. Scenes of damage to buildings including broken windows and bricks. Crowds of people on the streets. Police on motorcycles and on horseback. A rioter eludes police on sidewalk. Protesters march quietly along wet pavement. Two are seen carrying Rosary beads.