• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh flies Prince Charles to his new school, Gordonstoun.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Prince begins new school".

    London Airport.

    M/S Prince Charles (Prince of Wales), Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) and two officials walking across tarmac to Duke's Heron aircraft. Duke gets into plane, Prince shakes hands with officials and then follows his father into the plane. L/S aeroplane, we see Duke in pilot's seat cockpit.


    Various shots Gordonstoun school. Panning shot Duke with Prince Charles and Captain Iain Tennant, chairman of the Gordonstoun School board governors (he is wearing a kilt). The Duke and Charles shake hands with the headmaster Mr. F.R.G Chew and the school warden Mr. H.L. Brereton. C/U window to room where Prince Philip stayed during his school years. M/S Charles and Captain Tennant looking towards the window. C/U showing "1679" in stone over gateway.

    Various shots of Windmill Lodge where Prince Charles, waiting outside are Robert Whitby (the house master), Peter Paice (head boy) and Dougal McKenzie (head of house). Panning shot Duke arriving followed by Charles and the headmaster. The Duke shakes hand with Mr Whitby. C/U Peter smiling. Panning shot Charles walking forward to shakes hands with Peter and Dougal. Various shots Charles and the Duke talking to the two boys, the house master and head master. C/U as Prince Charles walks into the entrance of Windmill Lodge. L/S of Gordonstoun School.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:14:31:00

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