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  • Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh visits factories owned by Decca - one makes records, one makes radar.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    CU of two of crew of Motor yacht 'Navigation'. CU of radar aerial. MS Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by the Decca Chairman Mr Ted Lewis walking onto the Decca demonstration yacht "Navigation" at the Tower pier, London and meeting Decca employees. LS of yacht going under Tower Bridge.

    LS of main Decca Factory at Malden Way, Kingston. Build up material showing CU and two MS of long playing records (LPs) being pressed out of a small roll of PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride). Various shots of Paddy Dooley happy at his daily job of smashing reject records. VS of record packing room - presents to be given to Prince Philip. Cut aways of Decca employees.

    MS Radar scanners on roof of radar factory. Various shots of radar factory and of Prince Philip speaking to employees - Joy Robbins, Lilli Dawson, and Radar Tester Alan. LS Exterior with Prince Philip looking at radar scanners. CU Aerial Model, Prince Philip walking past girls employed in radar factory. VS of Radar factory.

    VS Record factory. Various shots of the record making process. MS Paddy Dooley smashing reject records. Prince Philip is shown more records. Prince Philip talking to girls in Decca factory. Prince Philip saying goodbye to the Chairman.

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 07/03/1957.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:31:00 / 01:30:12:00
    UN 2992 B

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