• Short Summary

    Scenes of the Investiture ceremony of Prince Edward, Prince of Wales.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Investiture of the Prince of Wales, July 13th, 1911 - then but 17 years of age."

    Caernarvon Castle, Wales.

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII later Duke of Windsor) arrives in uniform for his investiture at Caernarvon Castle. He is accompanied by his mother and father, Queen Mary and King George V.

    Shots of the Investiture ceremony. M/S Prince Edward approaching the dais at his investiture as Prince of Wales. Closer shot as coronet is place on his head.

    N.B. This film was reissued as part of Pathe's 21st Anniversary. Film shown too fast but at the correct speed for the soundtrack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    759.12
    Media URN:
    8280
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:22:00 / 01:18:29:00
    Canister:
    31/10

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