• Short Summary

    London racial trouble-spot, Notting Hill, had a royal visitor, May 25 - Prince Philip. He?

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    TGV Crowd outside the Rugby Boys' Club, Notting Hill.
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    SV Ditto
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    STV Pan... The Duke arrives by car.
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    SV Policeman holds back boys and girls
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    STV Duke enters club.
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    CU Boys inside club.
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    SV Duke speaks with mothers
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    SCU Ditto
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    SCU Mothers
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    SV Duke talks to boy canoeists
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    SCU Ditto
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    SV pan Duke watches boys in the Junior Members' room.
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    SCU Duke speaks with boys.
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    CU Boys
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    SV Ditto
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    LV Duke surrounded by boys in the Games room.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: London racial trouble-spot, Notting Hill, had a royal visitor, May 25 - Prince Philip. He toured three boys' clubs in the Notting Hill and Hammersmith districts of West London.

    Hundreds of youngsters milled around the Rugby boys' Club as the Duke's car drove up. Even the barrier of London police constables couldn't hold back teenagers determined to pat the Duke on the back or speak to him.

    Inside the club Duke, accompanied by the club warden, watched members at normal activities - table tennis, snooker, jiving and listening to gramophone records. One of the boys he spoke to was 19-year-old Time Cowan who was questioned for three hours recently by Scotland Yard concerning the murder of a coloured man in Notting Hill which has sparked off the latest racial friction.

    After a sausage and tea snack the Duke struggled through the crowd of young well-wishers outside the club and drove to the Harrow Boys' Club. The Duke made these visits as patron of the Federation of Boys' Clubs.

    Earlier in the day he reviewed a 'steam-past' of over a hundred canoes on London's Serpentine in Hyde Park.

    It was quite a day for Royal visits. The Queen opened the recently completed Holland House Youth Hostel and toured the Chelsea Flower Show with the Duke and Princess Margaret, and the Queen Mother received the freedom of Aberdeen.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEPRR65GZKJ68OIS8TWEGFX8E3
    Media URN:
    VLVAEPRR65GZKJ68OIS8TWEGFX8E3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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