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Ceremonies of homage on the occasion of the name day of King Peter I of Serbia, film still, SER 1911

This Serbian film production from 1911 shows the ceremonies on the occasion of the name day of King Peter I. The film can be viewed at the viewing stations in the study centre of the Film Archive Austria.

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    The War before the War

    After losing their influence over the German countries and a majority of their possessions in Italy, the Habsburgs started to turn their attention towards the Balkans. In Viennese court and government circles, matters of prestige were of high importance. The ‘reputation of the Monarchy’ was primarily concerned with putting Serbia in its place. Almost obsessed with this goal, the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy was willing to ignore the international consequences of their actions and thereby ultimately threaten the peace of all of Europe.