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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story DUKE IN FAR EAST - 59/21.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story DUKE IN FAR EAST - 59/21.

    Footage not found in original newsreel story.

    General view of Hong Kong harbour with Hong Kong in the background, taken at dusk (?).

    Nice street scenes showing shops, people and refugees from Red China.

    General view of Sampans in Hong Kong harbour with Chinese living on them. Various shots of neon signs lit up at night.

    Various shots of people lining parade square where the Duke of Edinburgh steps ashore in Hong Kong to start his tour.

    Various shots of the Duke at garden party.

    Brief shot of construction work on a building near the harbour. Adults and children line the streets near the garden party venue and wait for a glimpse of Prince Philip.

    General view overlooking Hong Kong harbour.

    Brief shot of an ornate traditional house or building (?) carrying a picture of Prince Philip. Words halfway down welcome him.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:31:00 / 01:57:29:00
    59/21 G

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