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    Prince Edward at a Polo match, his departure for Canada and visiting a factory.

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    Meadow Brook, New York, United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "America polo champion again! Historic Hurlington Cup, international trophy, is won for another 3 years as U.S. defeats British in second game, 14-5."

    C/U of two crossed flags - a Stars and Stripes and a Union Jack, in the distance is a Polo pitch. C/U of a man holding a gigantic trophy.

    Intertitle: "Thrilling incidents in the contest as the Americans (in white) dash to victory once more ..."

    High angled shot of the match in action, the frame has been cropped into an oval shaped. Various shots of the fast and furious action of an international polo match.

    Intertitle: "Every player changes ponies at least eight times during the fray".

    M/S of frantic activity as the game pauses - stable-hands lead tired ponies off while players climb onto the saddle's of fresh ponies. More general shots of the match.

    Intertitle: "The Prince of Wales proves is sportsmanship by drinking from America's cup ..."

    M/S of Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, passing a trophy to the captain of the American team, having just drunk from it, the Prince shakes hands with several men.

    Intertitle: "During the last few days of his visit crowds follow H.R.H. wherever he goes ..."

    M/S of the Prince of Wales (Prince Edward) walking through a park, followed by a huge crowd of people. M/S of the Prince surrounded by the crowd - presumably all American dignitaries and socialites. C/U of the Prince leaning on some railings chatting with two companions, more people crowd around behind him.

    Intertitle: "Saying goodbye - he bids the State troopers farewell as his train leaves for Canada at 10 p.m."

    Night shot of Prince Edward shaking hands with a line of American policemen. M/S of the Prince shaking hands with more people before boarding a train. Various C/U shots of the Prince chatting with a group of men whilst smoking a cigarette in a holder.

    M/S of the Prince walking past cheering crowds of workers in a factory (probably in Canada), he walks under large 'Welcome' sign. Various shots of the Prince walking around the factory meeting the workers and inspecting the produce (some kind of piping), some nice shots of factory girls cheering.

    M/S of the Prince walking out the factory accompanied by two dignitaries. M/S of a group of Prince Edward fans - mainly women - cheering. M/S of the Prince talking to dignitaries. M/S of rowdy children waving Union Jacks and cheering.

    Note: one of several stories showing Prince at Polo match - please see also PRINCE IN AMERICA POLO also in G 1125 and PRINCE IN U.S.A. and POLO IN U.S.A., both in G 1123. AH 2000.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:18:00 / 01:32:26:00
    G 1125

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