• Short Summary

    A look back at Prince Edward's tour of America in 1924.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Edward VIII Prince and King. Part 4.

    M/S of the ship 'Berengaria' carrying Prince Edward (King Edward VIII, Prince of Wales, Duke of Windsor) to America. M/S of a crowd of journalists on the ship. M/S of Edward saluting from the yacht 'Black Watch' where he has taken refuge from them.

    M/S as the Prince walks onto the quay and is greeted by a couple. L/S of him walking with a lady, he raises his hat. L/S aerial view of huge house and estate where he is staying. M/S of him stood by a sundial with some others, he laughs and smiles. Good M/S as he looks through a newsreel camera. M/S of the Prince in Chicago walking along with a group of men, they go up some steps.

    L/S of aeroplanes flying, L/S of the Prince looking through binoculars, crowds are there to welcome the world fliers. L/S of cameramen, M/S of Prince looking up and sheltering his eyes with his hat. L/S of the aeroplanes taxiing along the ground. L/S of huge crowds at Belmont Park horse races. M/S of the Prince on a specially built balcony to save him from the crowds. L/S of the race.

    M/S as the Prince boards the ship 'Olympic'. C/U as he stands and has his photograph taken by the press.

    Intertitle - 'Another instalment next week.'

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:01:00 / 01:23:18:00
    PT 313

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