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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales returns from his World Tour, Portsmouth, Hampshire and London.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire and London.

    Full titles read: "WELCOME HOME! - 'Our Prince'- his 45.000 mile World Tour as 'Ambassador of Empire' completed - disembarks from the Renown."

    L/S of crowd of people watching the arrival of the HMS Renown at dockside. L/S of the sailors cheering His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor). L/S of the Prince of Wales walking down ramp from ship, he salutes.

    L/S of various senior military officials saluting back, and military band playing in background. Very good shot of steam train named the "Prince of Wales" pulling out of station. The tender has the letters L.B.S.C (London & Brighton South Coast railway).

    L/S of train pulling into station. Military officials await his arrival. Various L/S's of the Prince travelling through the streets of London in an open horse drawn carriage. Large crowds of people line the route. L/S's of the carriage entering the gates to Buckingham Palace.

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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:
    01:29:45:00 / 01:32:36:00
    G 887

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