FILM : Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) 1977 Rutger Hauer, Jeroen Krabbe, Susan Penhaligon, Edward Fox Cambridgeshire, Essex, London, Zuid-Holland (Netherlands)
Director : Paul Verhoeven   Production Company : Excelsior Films, Film Holland, The Rank Organisation  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH EAST R-Z,REST OF THE WORLD

Based on the book of the same name by Erik Hazelhof Roelfzema, the film follows the fortunes of a group of students from the start of the second world war until the liberation of the Netherlands in 1945.

Notable amongst online sources relating to this film are a Youtube video from 2011 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv-fwR0sPM4 which revisits some of the locations in The Hague, and part of a TROS TV program showing some of the locations and actors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzaktreyEl8

Screen captures and uncredited now shots by Phil Bailey.

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Soldier of Orange [1977] [DVD] [2007]

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Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - The film opens with a piece of newsreel footage assembled from 1945 newsreel (Polygoon-Profilti) and more modern footage aged to match. The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vison (www.beeldengeluid.nl) has the original pieces of newsreel and detailed descriptions that identify the locations. This shot is from original newsreel, showing Queen Wilhelmina's car leaving Gilze-Rijen airfield on 1st May 1945, on the way to Breda-Anneville.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo01. The film opens with a piece of newsreel footage assembled from 1945 newsreel (Polygoon-Profilti) and more modern footage aged to match. The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vison (www.beeldengeluid.nl) has the original pieces of newsreel and detailed descriptions that identify the locations. This shot is from original newsreel, showing Queen Wilhelmina's car leaving Gilze-Rijen airfield on 1st May 1945, on the way to Breda-Anneville.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Another shot from 1945. The queen arrives in The Hague. This is the railway viaduct at Laan van Nieuw-Oostindie in Voorburg. The viaduct appears to have been reconstructed since 1945.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo02. Another shot from 1945. The queen arrives in The Hague. This is the railway viaduct at Laan van Nieuw-Oostindie in Voorburg. The viaduct appears to have been reconstructed since 1945.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Original newsreel again. The Queen's car arrives outside the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo03. Original newsreel again. The Queen's car arrives outside the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - This is shot for the film. Outside the Noordeinde palace, Erik Lanshof (Rutger Hauer) salutes as Wilhelmina (Andrea Domburg) emerges from her car.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo04. This is shot for the film. Outside the Noordeinde palace, Erik Lanshof (Rutger Hauer) salutes as Wilhelmina (Andrea Domburg) emerges from her car.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Back to the original newsreel. A view southeast along Noordeinde from Paleisstraat.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo05. Back to the original newsreel. A view southeast along Noordeinde from Paleisstraat.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Guus Lejeune (Jeroen Krabbe) arrives at the house where Erik Lanshof is staying. Iepenlaan, Wassenaar.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo06. Guus Lejeune (Jeroen Krabbe) arrives at the house where Erik Lanshof is staying. Iepenlaan, Wassenaar.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - On the eve of war, the students are playing tennis. Marlots Tennis Club in Waalsdorperlaan, Wassenaar.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo07. On the eve of war, the students are playing tennis. Marlots Tennis Club in Waalsdorperlaan, Wassenaar.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Traffic stops and people run for cover as air-raid sirens sound. Alexanderstraat, The Hague.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo08. Traffic stops and people run for cover as air-raid sirens sound. Alexanderstraat, The Hague.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Unaware of the air-raid warning, Erik and Guus are driving along Alexanderstraat.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo09. Unaware of the air-raid warning, Erik and Guus are driving along Alexanderstraat.

Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje) - Opposite view. People try to warn the two motorcyclists.
Soldier of Orange (Soldaat van Oranje)

svo10. Opposite view. People try to warn the two motorcyclists.

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