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    Prince Edward on tour in the United States.

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    Meadowbrook, U.S.A., United States of America.

    Title: "GREAT BRITAIN LOSES POLO TEST. Prince of Wales sees American overwhelm British Team by 16 goals to 5".

    Version of Pathe Gazette story - POLO IN U.S.A - also in G 1123. Please see separate record for details. Shows Prince at Polo match and the Prince's private aeroplane landing back in Britain.

    Story continues with more shots of Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales' tour in America.

    Aerial shot of lots of cars parked near an railway line.

    Intertitle: "The Prince of Wales, here expressly to see the international match, comes to cheer his country-men ..."

    Aerial shot of the Polo pitch. M/S of the Prince and his entourage of bodyguards and male companions walking past packed spectator stands. Various shots of a rapid paced Polo match in progress. Various slow motion shots of the Polo match in progress.

    Intertitle: "A good look at the Prince ..."

    Slow motion M/S of the Prince and his entourage walking through the crowds gathered to watch the Polo match.

    Various C/Us of the Prince of Wales (Prince Edward) chatting with his companions, he shakes hands with a man in military uniform. Various M/Ss of the Prince in the middle of a crowd looking through binoculars. Various C/U of the Prince standing amongst the crowd, he appears to be listening intently. More M/S of the Prince in the crowd - people look upwards, appear to be at an air show - please see - PRINCE IN AMERICA (version 2 of 2) in G 1123 for more shots of this event. M/S of the Prince and entourage walking through a space cleared in a crowd by policemen. M/S, looking through the windscreen of a chauffeur driven car, of the Prince sitting on the back seat.

    Various shot follows the Prince and entourage as they walk across a race course, some horses race past in the background. Various shots of the Prince and his entourage walking through parkland, we see the Prince climb into his chauffeur driven car.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:56:00 / 01:57:03:00
    G 1123

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