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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales arrives back from World Tour, Plymouth in Devon and London.

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    Plymouth in Devon and London.

    Full titles read: "WELCOME HOME - Prince of Wales - Britain's best Ambassador - returns in the "Renown" after his 40,000 mile tour."

    L/S's of the battleship HMS Renown approaching Plymouth. M/S of the Renown with flags up. Camera pan left to right, crowds of people waving from one side of paddle steamer at the Renown (the boat appears to be listing slightly with the weight of the people!).

    L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) walking down steps of the renown onto smaller boat. L/S of sailors waving as he departs. L/S's of very large crowds of people on the shore line waving. Good aerial shots of Plymouth Harbour and the Renown entering. Various shots of the Prince coming ashore he salutes. M/S's of the Prince in full naval uniform.

    Intertitle reads: "London's Welcome." L/S's of the Prince's train at London station (could be either Paddington or Waterloo). Military officials await his arrival. Various L/S's of the Prince travelling through the streets of London in an open horse drawn carriage with King George V. Large crowds of people line the route.

    L/S of the Household Cavalry and Royal carriage passing under arch (Victory Arch ?). L/S of the Prince of Wales, Queen Mary (Princess Mary) and the King George V looking out from the balcony at Buckingham Palace.

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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:
    01:32:46:00 / 01:37:41:00
    G 887

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