• Short Summary

    A look back at Prince Edward's tour of various countries including South America and Belgium.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Edward VIII Prince and King. Part 8.

    Prince Edward (Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor).

    L/S of Prince Edward's ship sailing into Yokohama on his 1921 visit to Japan. L/S as he walks along with officials. M/S of him on a tour of South America in 1925, huge crowds turn out to see him. Various shots as he walks through them. M/S of him on balcony of Government House at Buenos Aires, the camera pans across the group as he talks to a pretty girl. M/S of smart troops marching past.

    L/S of the Prince's ship sailing into Monte Video, Minnesota. People stand on the dock to welcome him. M/S as he drinks coffee and smokes cigarettes with dignitaries. L/S of huge crowds watching the royal carriage arrive at San Diego. M/S of the Prince on a balcony. M/S of him lying on a surfboard paddling through the waves, he dips down and disappears. M/S of the Prince sat on the back of a surf boat as it speeds through the waves.

    L/S of people marching along near the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, L/S as the Prince salutes from a platform. L/S as the camera pans down the Gate, M/S as he lays a wreath on memorial. M/S of the Prince on a balcony at Brussels, he watches a march past. Various shots as he unveils a memorial symbolising Anglo-Belgium unity.

    Intertitle - 'Another instalment next week.'

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:34:00 / 01:20:00:00
    PT 317

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