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    Prince Philip visits Geevor tin mine and Melbur clay pit in Cornwall.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visits tin mine and clay pit. Cornwall.

    LS train arriving at Penzance station. MS Duke alighting from train and being greeted by Lord Lieutenant Sir Edward Bolitho. Various shots car moving off from station. MS Duke at Geevor tin mine. MS as he goes into changing house before going down mine. Various shots Duke in miner's hat entering miner's cage. MS cage, man closes gate. MS cage going down. Various shots of men working in sorting and crushing sheds of the mine.

    LS cows grazing in field. MS mine. LS as Duke comes up from mine. Various shots Duke entering the crushing shed to see the various crushing and washing processes. MS's of mine.

    LS's Melbur clay pit. Various shots in clay pit showing men working monitor hose which washes clay from cliff face. LS jeeps arriving at clay pit. Various shots Duke in overalls and wellington boots crossing stream of clay. Various shots Duke talking to man working hose. Various shots of Duke working monitor hose. Various shots of Duke looking round clay pit.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:51:00 / 01:24:25:00
    UN 3017 A

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