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  • Short Summary

    Prince of Wales visits fishing fleet and opens a new Bridge in Yarmouth.

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    Full title reads: "Yarmouth. 'When Do Bloaters Become Kipper?' (The Prince) - The Prince of Wales ... one of who proudest titles is 'Master of the Fishing Fleets'... spends crowded day in the 'Herring Capital of the World'."

    Yarmouth, (Not clear whether this is on the Isle of Wight or Great Yarmouth, Norfolk).

    Shot of fishing boats in harbour.

    Shots of Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) on board the fishing boat 'East Holme'. He is talking to fishermen and local dignitaries.

    Crowds wave and cheer as the Prince (with police escort) walks past. He gets into his car.

    Shots of fisherwomen at work packing fish into barrels on the dockside.

    The Prince watches as women gut and clean fish by hand. More shots of women cleaning fish. Group of fishwives wave at the camera.

    The Prince - now indoors - makes a speech to local dignitaries.

    LS of bridge being lowered. Large crowds at gathered by the bridge. Prince steps forward to cut the ribbon opening the bridge to traffic. Shots of people walking across the Bridge. Prince and dignitaries walk along street. A group of Boy Scouts raise their hats.

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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:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:20:19:00

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