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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, receives warm welcome on his tour of the Midlands.

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    Item title reads - The Prince in "The Black Country." All Dudley turned out to greet the Prince. West Midlands.

    L/S as Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, walks along and chats to soldiers, M/S as he meets various dignitaries. L/S of a street scene with people waving Union Jacks.

    Intertitle - 'Wolverhampton's warm welcome.' M/S as he walks down a line of soldiers. L/S as the camera pans across the crowd who are waving flags. The Prince walks past and waves his hat. Various shots of him with the mayor, a man conducts the crowd in three cheers.

    Intertitle - 'At Walsall.' - Similar scenes as the Prince walks down the street and waves, while people stand around, wave flags and give three cheers. The camera pans across them. The Prince shakes hands with war veterans and chats to them.

    Intertitle - 'At Coventry.' - The Prince's car stops and he gets out. He walks along and meets veterans, he spends quite a while talking to two men in wheelchairs. L/S as the Prince drives down the street and people wave. Various shots of the cars and lots of people milling about.

    Intertitle - 'Prince concludes his highly successful tour at Stratford-upon-Avon.' - The car drives down the street and the Prince goes into a cottage, possibly Shakespeare's. People line the streets and wave madly as the car drives through, he waves back.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:25:00 / 01:33:38:00
    G 990

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