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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, carrying out various official duties.

  • Description

    Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII and then Duke of Windsor) at various events.

    High angled panning shot from large crowd on hillside to street and harbour, houses in background. Royal procession: Royal Horse Guards accompanying carriage past crowds at Buckingham Palace. Shots of sailors on ship, crowd on dock watching large ship slowly pass. Brief shot Prince in naval uniform; walking in procession. Shots Prince in ornate university robe, with boy holding the train (this is from story about Prince receiving honorary degree from Cambridge University in ON 284 C. Prince and other VIPs in Bermuda, all wearing white uniforms & helmets.

    Event in park with Boy Scout band. Crowd of civilians & colonial troops. Pan on group posing on porch - Prince (in army uniform), governor, wife and various officers. Line of African women standing along tree-lined road, all wear sashes over their dresses. CU black woman holding small child who waves a striped flag.

    Shot of red ensign flag blowing. Prince inspects troops. Prince arriving in car on the field of a stadium. Prince & other officers stand on field during ceremony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:17:00 / 01:32:34:00
    ON 473 A

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