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    Visit by Prince Henry the Duke of Gloucester to the Rock of Gibraltar.

    Nobility; Personalities -?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Duke of Gloucester visits Gibraltar

    Rock of Gibraltar across bay / Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester climbing path up side of rock in military uniform with short khaki trousers / Duke and others looking at sound locator / Long shots Duke walking away from sound locator back down steps / Duke looking over parapet PAN to rock with camouflaged gun on top / Duke standing with fingers in ears as Bofor gun fires / Duke walking over plank bridge past construction work/ Duke walking out of tunnel / Men making new air base from runway / Lord Gort (Governor of Gibraltar) & Duke etc looking at French plane / Duke PAN to sign on French plane (snake) / Snake sign on side of French plane

    Wide shot Duke saluting troops lined up on parade ground / Rifle brigade marching past / Men marching past Duke taking salute / Bren gun carriers past / Armoured cars past / Duke & Lord Gort with Spanish visitors, including Governor of Algeciras and Count of Gibraltar / Lord Gort talking to Governor of Algiciras / PAN of group

    Duke looking out from boat's deck / Gort & Duke on board / British ensign & wash at stern of launch / Duke on board pan to Rock

    SLATE INFORMATION: Good scenes

    Ensign & wash at stern of launch / Lord Gort & Duke onboard looking towards Rock / Merchant ship passing rock / Skipper of launch pointing to ships, Duke standing near by / Duke & Gort along pier to boat / Duke, Gort & officials under steel gun emplacement / Camouflaged steel emplacement round large gun / Duke, Gort & party at mount near rock / Rock hillside, fortifications in foreground
    Background: Visit by Prince Henry the Duke of Gloucester to the Rock of Gibraltar.

    Nobility; Personalities - Armed Forces; Royalty; Prince Henry of Great Britain, 1st Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker Gort, 6th Viscount Gort (1886-1946), British Empire

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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