• Short Summary

    Prince Philip's Private Secretary Michael Parker resigns at the end of Prince's tour.

  • Description

    Gough Island, St. Helena, Ascension Island.

    The Duke of Edinburgh's tour ends with resignation of his Private Secretary Lieutenant Commander Michael Parker. AS. Pan down of the Royal yacht Britannia lying off Gough Island. SV. Back view of bearded Duke of Edinburgh standing with Lieutenant Commander Michael Parker, Duke's Private Secretary, on launch on way to island. GV. The island and sea. GV. Meteorological station on the island, and nearer shot. GV. The rocks with archway showing Britannia lying off shore. Nearer shot of Britannia with hopper penguins in foreground. SV. Michael Parker with cameras squatting down on rocks holding a baby penguin's flapper (two shots). SV. Pan, a group of hopper penguins hopping from stone to stone. LV. Duke of Edinburgh crossing fast torrent by stepping from stone to stone. CU. Baby penguin. LV. Duke crossing steam by stepping from stone to stone followed by Mr Parker and others. SV. Small dinghy returning to the Britannia with sick man. Michael Parker standing up in front of boat.

    GV. People in foreground looking at the Britannia lying off St. Helena. AS. Banners and sign "Welcome to St. Helena." SV. Prince Philip watching children play in recreation ground. SV. Children playing on swings. SV. Back view, Duke watching children slide down the Jacob's ladder. GV. Top shot, children sliding down on hand rails. SV. Duke watching children slide down. SV. Top view, children sliding down rail.

    GV. Ascension Island. SV. Duke with officials. SV. Native men with cameras. SV. People and kids waving. SCU. Duke and Commander Michael Parker both bearded. Michael Parker goes out of picture, pan on the Duke waving.


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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:
    01:15:25:00 / 01:17:10:00

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