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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward and King George V doing official duties during 1920s and 1910s.

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    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII and then Duke of Windsor) at various events in USA (United States of America) and in Britain.

    Tracking shot from other boat of passenger liner. Crowd of journalists climbing from one craft to the other. Smaller American boat passing to left. Prince of Wales and others go ashore, walking up ramp & meeting fashionable couple on pier. Aerial shot over white palatial house.

    Prince walking with group of men at racecourse in the USA. They walk behind seating stands and go up back entrance. Aerial shot 3 biplanes flying. Prince & crowd looking upwards, watching biplanes in the sky. Planes landing. Crowd. Prince on high platform. Horse race in progress.

    Prince touring factory or possibly cotton mill. Prince being presented with textiles manufactured as factory by woman. Prince visiting mine. He walks with group of men. Good shot of lift cables moving down into shaft. Small lift containing a few miners descends out of sight. Exterior shots of mine, Prince walking with dignitaries and miners.

    King George V and Prince of Wales with British Army, probably during World War One. King inspecting troops. King with Generals in field, he is looking through binoculars. Bombs on battlefield. King watches biplane take off. King with French army officers, they watch French soldiers march past. King meets Russian soldiers, amongst them is a young boy wearing Russian army uniform. King & Prince with British officers, they inspect a dugout and then watch tank drive over it, knocking down trees as it comes crashing down.

    Intertitle reads: "HRH the Prince of Wales with Lord Cavan visits a battery" (blurred).

    Prince & Lord Cavan (Frederic Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan) and other officers visit the front, shot of group walking. King, Prince & officers walk down hill of rocks & rubble, part of battlefield? More shots of group walking. Group of soldiers putting on their packs, ready to resume march after rest break? High angled shot Prince exiting building with officers, he walks to car. Prince inspects Australian troops. King and Prince watch as aeroplane takes off. Repeated footage of tank. Prince and others on quayside, seen from ship moving away.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:06:00 / 01:24:18:00
    ON 475 A

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